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  1. K-State begins preparation for Europe tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Bring On The Cats

    Last week, the basketball team began preparation for a 10-day trip to Europe this summer . First, the team will travel to Rome for three days with games against LCC International University of Klaipeda, Lithuania and BC Silute.

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  2. Toxic Holocaust playing shows, including Saint VitusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Brooklynvegan

    ... Extreme Fest 2016 Trutnov, Czech Republic Jul 15 Liverpool Wroclaw, Poland Jul 16 Devilstone Fest 2016 Anyksciai, Lithuania Jul 18 Musik & Frieden Berlin, Germany Jul 19 Naumanns Leipzig, Germany Jul 20 Free & Easy Munchen, Germany Sep 02 Saint ... 1 comment

  3. Lithuania lifts major obstruction to citizenship applications by JewsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 23 | The Jewish Journal

    ... effect. They lift a stipulation based on case law that voided such eligibility for many Jews whose ancestors left Lithuania during its brief pre-Soviet period of independence, from 1919 to 1940. The courts had ruled that those who left during those ...

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  4. Belarus' European history reflected on stamps: Stamps of Eastern EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Linn's Stamp News

    A Belarus 5-ruble Traditional Coat of Arms stamp and a Lithuania 2-litas Coat of Arms stamp . A Belarus 2,000-ruble Traditional Costumes stamp and a Lithuania 2-ruble Traditional Costumes stamp .

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  5. Spotlight / History75th Anniversary of the Lithuanian Holocaust On or ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    June 1941 marked the beginning of a dark episode in Lithuania's history: amid World War II and the occupation of the country by Nazi Germany, on or about June 23 the slaughter of nearly the entire Jewish population of Lithuania began. Lithuania's Jews had lived in the country for hundreds of years and, in the capital, Vilnius , had created a center of Jewish cultural life in eastern Europe that had lasted for 150 years.

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  6. Half of all Lithuanians covered by Tele2's LTE-A networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The '4G+' high speed data service is now available in 33 towns, and subscribers with compatible handsets and data tariffs are able to access the faster rates at no additional cost. The Swedish-owned firm has also revealed that its network footprint has increased to 100 towns, cities and villages, covering more than 98% of the population, up from 95% in March, and 90% at the end of 2015.

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  7. Airports in the news - Summer 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Airport-business.com

    ... possible to process 1,400 people an hour in the terminal, almost double the pre-renovation rate of 720. On 2 June, Lithuania's Parliament approved a draft law that will enable three state-owned airports to be managed by private concessions. The ...

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  8. Slide Show: How Brexit would hit EU millennials working in the U.K.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | MarketWatch

    ... - especially given the hit to their wallets and to their freedom to move. Ricard Sildiajev, 27, from Vilnius, Lithuania. A fixed-income trader living in the U.K. for about half a year. One of the big worries about Brexit is that it could kill London ...

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  9. Voith to Rebuild Board Machine for Grigeo Klaip dos Kartonas in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Paper Age

    After the rebuild, the board machine will have the capacity to produce 130,000 tonnes per year of corrugated medium and testliner in a basis weight range of 90 - 200 g/m2. June 17, 2016 - Voith announced that it will rebuild a board machine for Grigeo Klaipedos Kartonas AB in Klaipeda, western Lithuania.

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  10. Lithuania's businesses in Palanga don't expect tourist influxRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Despite the opening of new air routes connecting Palanga with Minsk and Kiev, businesses in the Lithuanian seaside resort town do not expect an influx of tourists thus far, the Lietuvos Rytas daily reports on June 21st, cites LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  11. EIB money to go towards Vilnius airport runway reconstructionRead the original story

    Monday Jun 20 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The bulk of the 30-million-euro loan granted to the Vilnius Airport will go towards reconstruction of the runway, says Gediminas Almantas, director of Lietuvos Oro Uostai , a state-owned company that manages the airports of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga, reports LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  12. Podcast: Baltic Memory And Russian DenialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Weekday Magazine

    Three-quarters of a century ago, tens of thousands of people were uprooted from their homes, their lives, and their families. On June 14, 1941 -- less than two years after the Soviet Union signed a secret pact with Nazi Germany to carve up Europe and one year after the U.S.S.R. invaded the Baltic states -- the mass deportations of Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians began.

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  13. Latvijas Tilti's CEO suspected of paying bribe to Klaipeda port's directorRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Board chairman of Latvia's largest road and bridge construction company Latvijas Tilti, Genadijs Kamkalovs, is suspected of having paid a bribe to the head of the Lithuanian Klaipeda port's director for infrastructure, Gediminas Zumaras, for decisions that would bring financial benefit to the company, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  14. Lithuania changes Klaipeda seaport land lease scheme as of 2017Read the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Lithuanian parliament has revised the lease scheme of the Klaipeda seaport land - starting 2017, land will be available to companies that win a public tender.

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  15. Searches conducted at Klaipeda PortRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Searches were conducted at the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda on June 16th evening in the framework of a corruption probe, a high-ranking employee of the port and a Latvian citizen were detained, the Lithuanian Special Investigation Service confirmed to BNS/LETA.... Read more...

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  16. Klaipeda port to invest up to EUR 180 mln in Malku bay developmentRead the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda intends to invest 150-180 million euros in the Malku bay in southern part of the port within the next 3-4 years.

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  17. The Daily Vertical: The Baltics Remember, Russia ForgetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Weekday Magazine

    Seventy-five years ago this week, tens of thousands of people were uprooted from their homes, from their lives, and from their families. Seventy-five years ago this week -- when the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany were allies -- the mass deportations of Estonians, Latvians, and Lithuanians from their homelands began.

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  18. 5 Things That Kept Couche-Tard Busy in Fiscal 3QRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | CSP

    ... a broad retail network across Scandinavia (Norway, Sweden and Denmark), Poland, the Baltics (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) and Russia. It includes approximately 2,200 stores, the majority of which offer fuel and convenience-store products, while ...

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  19. Klaipedos Nafta tops Klasko in terms of 2015 revenueRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil) was the top company of the Lithuanian Klaipeda seaport in terms of revenue last year, leaving behind Klasco stevedoring company both by cargo turnover and revenue from sales, informed LETA/BNS, referring to Verslo Zinios.... Read more...

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  20. Litgas, LDT to import gas via Klaipeda LNG terminal in OctoberRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Litgas and Lietuvos Duju Tiekimas are the two of the three users of the Lithuanian natural liquefied gas terminal have booked the terminal's capacities for a year in advance.

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