The U.S. Naval Academy will honor a Holocaust survivor Wednesday for 20 years of teaching midshipmen about the mass genocide. Superintendent Vice Admiral Ted Carter will give Nesse Godin a certificate of appreciation for her work with academy.
PanARMENIAN.Net - Lithuanians fed up with low wages and a labour exodus voted for major changes in Sunday's general election, handing victory to a The centrist Lithuanian Peasants and Green Union party won 54 seats in the 141-member parliament, while the conservative Homeland Union took 31 and outgoing ruling Social Democrats 17, the state election commission told AFP Sunday, October 23 citing full results. Lithuanians voted overwhelmingly for change, Ramunas Vilpisauskas, director of the Institute of International Relations and Political Science in Vilnius, told AFP.
Lithuania's Peasant and Green's Union party leader Salius Skvernelis, right, and Lithuania's Peasant and Green's Union party Chairman Ramunas Karbauskis celebrats after winning the Lithuania's parliament election, in Vilnius , Lithuania in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. less Lithuania's Peasant and Green's Union party leader Salius Skvernelis, right, and Lithuania's Peasant and Green's Union party Chairman Ramunas Karbauskis celebrats after winning the Lithuania's ... more Lithuania's Peasant and Green's Union party Chairman Ramunas Karbauskis speaks to the media after his party winning the Lithuania's parliament elections in office in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016.
Lithuanians fed up with low wages and a labour exodus are expected to dislodge their leftist government in Sunday's general election run-off. The first round of a general election in Lithuania left Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius's Social Democrats with just 14.42 percent of the vote The first round of the poll, held on October 9, gave the conservative Homeland Union the slimmest of leads with 21.70 percent of the vote .
A pawfect patient! Obedient pitbull leaps onto vet's table and holds out his front leg for a blood test While visiting the vets is not something most animals enjoy, this dog proved to be perfect patient when he went to have a blood test. Footage shows the grey pitbull obediently leaping onto the examination table while at the vets in Klaipeda, western Lithuania, after his owner orders him to do so.
JSC "Russian Railways" provided a 25 per cent discount on the transit of oil from the stations Barbarov and Navapolatsk in the direction of ports in the north-west Russia. This is stated in the decision of the Russian Railways Board meeting, published in the corporate edition Gudok.
Latvia's building materials and household goods chain Depo is looking to open its first store in Klaipeda by this Christmas with plans to open four more stores in other Lithuanian cities in late 2017, which means that the Latvian retailer is unlikely to have any major impact on the market until 2018, according to Verslo Zinios reported LETA/BNS on Thursday.... Read more...
JSC Russian Railways want's to make an unprecedented 25% discount for transportation of Belarusian oil products to Russian ports, so that not to ship the cargo through Baltic countries. As a source of information in monopoly has told to Kommersant, this week, the JSC Russian Railways board will consider the introduction of a 25% discount on transit of gasoline, diesel and fuel-oil residue from refineries in Belarus to the Russian North-West ports.
Lithuania has been chosen as the location for one of two settlement centers between the European Union and China due to broad attitude of Lithuanians, friendly bureaucrats and recommendations of Chinese companies investing in Klaipeda, says LETA/BNS Luo Feng, CEO of Hong Kong's financial technologies company International Business Settlement .... Read more...
Members of Lithuania's state border guards armed with automatic weapons fire a volley salute during the ceremonial burial of police dog Ramzis in the western town of Pagegiai, Lithuania, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016. The three-year old male dog was killed in action on Sept.