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  1. Lithuania to Build Fence Along Border with Russia's KaliningradRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Voice of America

    Lithuanian conscripts practice during a NATO military exercise at the Rukla military base west of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Nov. 28, 2016. Lithuania plans to build a two-meter-high wire fence along its border with the Russian region of Kaliningrad, its interior minister said Tuesday, amid continued tensions between Moscow and the Baltic states, which are members of NATO.

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  2. Klaipeda port must be first - Lithuania's transpminRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Lithuanian port of Klaipeda, which posted a record-high cargo handling volume for 2016 and is the leader of Baltic ports, must expand and retain the leading position, says Transport and Communications Minister Rokas Masiulis.... Read more...

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  3. Lithuania to build fence along border with Russia's KaliningradRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    VILNIUS: Lithuania plans to build a two-metre high wire fence along its border with the Russian region of Kaliningrad, its interior minister said on Tuesday, amid continued tensions between Moscow and the Baltic states, which are members of NATO. Eimutis Misiunas acknowledged that such a fence would provide little defence against a full-blown military assault but said it underscored Lithuanians' concerns about a more assertive Russia and could also help prevent lesser cross-border incursions.

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  4. Lithuania to build fence on border with Russia's KaliningradRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    VILNIUS, Lithuania - Lithuania has announced it will begin construction on a fence on its border with Kaliningrad, the small Russian exclave bordering the Baltic Sea. The 130-kilometer barrier will stand 2.5 meters tall and will include electronic surveillance systems and drones.

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  5. Lithuania signs agreement with US on troop deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    VILNIUS, Lithuania - Lithuania on Tuesday signed an agreement with the United States formalizing the presence of U.S. troops in the small Baltic country bordering Russia and Belarus. The agreement will facilitate the deployment of U.S. forces and support staff as well as the implementation of joint exercises and training.

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  6. Fearing a Russian invasion, Lithuania eyes a border fenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Stars and Stripes

    ... fears of war in Europe. Following a Russian military buildup in Kaliningrad over the past few months, neighboring Lithuania announced on Monday that it would build an 80-mile-long border fence equipped with surveillance cameras, scheduled to be ...

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  7. Lithuania fears a Russian invasion. Now, it wants to build a border fence.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | The Washington Post

    A Norwegian Air Force F-16 fighter plane patrols over the Baltics during a NATO air policing mission from Zokniai air base near Siauliai, Lithuania, May 20, 2015. After the Soviet Union sacrificed millions of lives to help defeat Nazi Germany, it received a token of gratitude from its allies: a chunk of territory surrounding the Prussian city of Konigsberg on the Baltic Sea.

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  8. Cheese in Lithuania - New Market Study PublishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | PR-inside.com

    ... raw milk prices left Lithuanian producers in even bigger crisis - most... Euromonitor International's Cheese in Lithuania report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail ...

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  9. Report Published: 'Baby Food in Lithuania'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | PR-inside.com

    ... and volume growth in nearly all categories within baby food in 2016. Euromonitor International's Baby Food in Lithuania report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales ...

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  10. Lithuania marks 1991 independence dead as fears rise about Russia, TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Reuters

    Lithuanians on Friday commemorated the night in 1991 when 13 compatriots were killed by Soviet forces in an ultimately futile bid to crush their nation's new independence but U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has filled many with new fear for the future. Trump's praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin and vows to improve relations with the Kremlin, his questioning of U.S. commitments to NATO allies and Russia's resurgent assertiveness have revived deep insecurities in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia more than two decades after their breakaway from Moscow's yoke.

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  11. Sri Lankan shares end at 2-wk high on proposed EU trade concessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Reuters

    Jan 13 Sri Lankan stocks ended at their highest level in two weeks on Friday, led by beverage and manufacturing shares, as sentiment improved after a European Union executive proposed that the bloc reinstates a trade concession to Sri Lanka. The European Commission on Wednesday said in a statement that it has proposed increased market access or Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus for Sri Lanka as a reform incentive.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Spain arrests two accused of connections to Islamist militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Reuters

    A Spanish civil guard carries a weapon they found during an operation in which they arrested two people accused of connections with Islamic militants, in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, January 13, 2017. Spanish civil guards dig up a weapon they found during an operation in which they arrested two people accused of connections with Islamic militants, in Spain's North African enclave of Ceuta, January 13, 2017.

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  13. New Market Research Report: Baked Goods in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | PR-inside.com

    The emerging health and wellness trend and decreasing population were among the main factors impacting the performance of baked goods in Lithuania. Increasing health consciousness among Lithuanian consumers boosted the demand for rye as well as whole grain baked goods.

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  14. Germany invites Russian minister on EU sanctions list to G20 meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Reuters

    Russian Agriculture Minister Alexander Tkachev, who is on a European Union list of Russians banned from entering the bloc, will next week attend a meeting in Berlin with his G20 counterparts at Germany's invitation. European Union leaders last July extended economic sanctions against Russia first imposed in 2014 after it annexed Crimea and went on to support a separatist rebellion in eastern Ukraine.

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  15. New market study, 'Processed Meat and Seafood in Lithuania', has been publishedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | PR-inside.com

    ... international level. However, more favourable market conditions allowed companies to slightly increase prices in Lithuania in 2016; yet harsh... Euromonitor International's Processed Meat and Seafood in Lithuania report offers a comprehensive guide ...

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  16. New Market Research Report: Breakfast Cereals in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | PR-inside.com

    ... with more people choosing muesli and granola or hot cereals... Euromonitor International's Breakfast Cereals in Lithuania report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail ...

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  17. Airports celebrating record annual passenger numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Sunday Herald

    ... this is set to continue in 2017 with the launch of six new routes, to Munich, Bergen, Lisbon, Valencia, Palanga in Lithuania and Zadar in Croatia." During December alone, Glasgow Airport handled 627,518 passengers, up by 10.2 per cent on the same ...

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  18. Amanda McMillan, managing director of Glasgow Airport. Picture: Jamie SimpsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... this is set to continue in 2017 with the launch of six new routes, to Munich, Bergen, Lisbon, Valencia, Palanga in Lithuania and Zadar in Croatia." During December alone, Glasgow Airport handled 627,518 passengers, up by 10.2 per cent on the same ...

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  19. New international flights see Glasgow Airport passenger numbers soarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... during 2016. It is now predicting further growth with new flights to Munich, Bergen, Lisbon, Valencia, Palanga in Lithuania and Zadar in Croatia being introduced in the next 12 months. But Glasgow Airport's managing director called of an immediate ...

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  20. Sauces, Dressings and Condiments in Lithuania - New Market ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | PR-inside.com

    ... considered as niche offerings, table sauces... Euromonitor International's Sauces, Dressings and Condiments in Lithuania report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the market at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales ...

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