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Lithuania Newswire

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  1. Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem on Eurocup chopping blockRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... to 2-5 in Group F last week with yet another heartbreaking road defeat, losing 87-85 to Neptunas Klaipeda in Lithuania. Danny Franco's team is two games back of a place in the top four, which will lead to the Last 32, with three games to play. Two ...


  2. Kacinas named SEC Player of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    ... of the Week honors in 2012. This is Carolina's first weekly honor of the season. The forward from Klaipeda, Lithuania, averaged 13.0 points and 7.0 rebounds per game last week in helping to lead the Gamecocks to two victories, extending their win ...


  3. Decisions on LNG terminal services prices adoptedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    ... infrastructure and link to funds payers, established by Resolution No. 1251 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 12 November 2014, the Commission established a LNG terminal supplement tariff for 2016 - 2.59 EUR/MWh. The Commission also ...


  4. Lithuania expects LNG cargo from Norway on Dec. 15-16Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Reuters

    Nov 30 Lithuania expects to receive liquefied natural gas tanker Arctic Aurora with a cargo from Norway on Dec. 15-16, later than previously planned, the country's LNG importer Litgas said on Monday. It had previously planned to receive about 140,000 cubic metres of gas from Norway under a contract with Statoil on Nov. 29, data on Litgas's website showed.


  5. Lithuania's Amazing Hill of CrossesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | The Daily Beast

    The surreal dreamscape of crucifixes is just one of Lithuania's amazing sites, in a country rich with history and natural beauty. There are crosses nailed to larger crosses, a grab-bag of plastic crosses and rosaries hanging from the arm of a dangerous-looking six-foot-tall metal cross, crosses piled up along the path at the base of other crosses, and as one turns, a sea of wood, metal, and plastic crosses rising up and down this little hill in the middle of nowhere, Lithuania.


  6. Independence champion who began Soviet Union's demise denied freedom honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | The Age

    National hero or an antiquated idealist? Lithuanian politician Vytautas Landsbergis became head of state after declaring Lithuania's independence and thus unleashing the demise of the USSR. Brussels: The Lithuanian politician who tipped over the first domino in the collapse of the Soviet Union by declaring his country's independence has been denied recognition by the nation's parliament.


  7. Lithuania leads way in reducing Russia's clout in energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Cybercast News Service

    ... 300 kilometers (190 miles) west of the capital, Vilnius. Because the liquefied gas can be transported by ship, Lithuania can bring in gas from any number of countries around the world. "It's like a symbol of our free will to make our own decisions. ...


  8. Crowds spellbound by magic of Worcester's Victorian Christmas FayreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Droitwich Advertiser

    ... Worcester entered into a friendship agreement with Vernon, in France and has a twinning arrangement with Ukmerge, Lithuania. Two women from Ukmerge - Neringa Adomaviciene and Daiva Malinauskiene - were dressed in traditional Lithuanian festive garb ...


  9. Danpower seeks regulatory approval to buy heating plants in Vilnius, KaunasRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Danpower Baltic, a German-Lithuanian joint venture, has applied for approval from Lithuania's competition watchdog to purchase Marivas, the owner of three biomass heating plants that is indirectly controlled by Icor's shareholders, in a deal that is expected to make Vilnius' district heating market more transparent, informs LETA.... Read more...


  10. Klaipedos Nafta resumes reloading of vacuum gasoil from BelarusRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), the Lithuanian petroleum product terminal operator, has resumed the reloading of vacuum gasoil from the Mozyr oil refinery after a nearly decade's break and hopes that the flow of this type of cargo from Belarus will become regular, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...


  11. Convocation of the Extraordinary General Meeting of AB Kauno Energija shareholdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | GlobeNewswire

    ... Thursday. The meeting begins at 1 p. m. The place of the meeting is Company's hall, Raudondvario av. 86A, Kaunas, Lithuania. Registration of shareholders starts at 12.30 p.m. 1. Regarding approval for the project of peaceful agreement with UAB Kauno ...


  12. Klaipeda stevedores concerned about new rail freight ratesRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Stevedoring companies active in the Lithuanian port of Klaipeda fear that they may lose some of their cargoes if Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai were to increase its rail freight rates, in particular as Latvia's freight carrier by rail has decided to lower its rates, the Verslo Zinios business daily reports on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.... Read more...


  13. INFOGRAPHIC: Demography is a vehicle for developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 |

    ... European citizens to demand from their national leaders a clear answer to a fundamental question: "Who governs?" Lithuania aspires to live up to its own historical standards of tolerance and Christian compassion, as well as the modern European ideal ...


  14. Hapoel Jerusalem on brink of Eurocup ouster after tight loss in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Jerusalem Post

    Hapoel Jerusalem is on the verge of yet another early Eurocup exit after once more suffering a heartbreaking road defeat on Tuesday night, losing 87-85 to Neptunas Klaipeda in Lithuania. Jerusalem fell to 2-5 in Group F after erasing a 19-point deficit to close within a single point in the final minute, only to miss an opportunity to force overtime at the buzzer.


  15. Streets will come alive for Worcester's 23rd Victorian Fayre this...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Malvern Gazette

    ... Heinz Koster, from Kleve, Annie Serin, from Le Vesinet, Vydas Paknys and Neringa Adomaviciene, both from Ukmerge, Lithuania. The Fayre will run from noon until 9pm on Thursday, November 26, 11am until 9pm on Friday, November 27, 10am until 8pm on ...


  16. Lithuania's EnMin: more companies interested in small-scale LNG tradeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The list of companies interested in small-scale trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) through the Lithuanian LNG terminal in Klaipeda is not limited to just Germany's Bomin Linde LNG, Norway's Statoil and Litgas, Energy Minister has said without disclosing the firms, informs LETA.... Read more...


  17. Eastern Europe fears closer French-Russian ties amid Ukraine crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Thanh Nein News

    ... concerned about the Kremlin's territorial ambitions. Together with Poland, the Baltic trio -- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania -- are proponents of exercising the utmost firmness regarding the Kremlin. They also fear that the conflicts in Syria and ...


  18. Basketball: Hapoel Jerusalem facing crucial contest in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Jerusalem Post

    Hapoel had lost four of five games over all competitions before thrashing Hapoel Eilat 99-73 in BSL action on Saturday to pick up some much-needed confidence. Anything but a win against Neptunas Klaipeda in Lithuania on Tuesday night will leave Hapoel Jerusalem on the brink of yet another early Eurocup exit.


  19. Strabag Wasserbau fails to recover EUR 0.5 mln from Klaipeda portRead the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Germany's Strabag Wasserbau (former Josef Mobius Bau) will not receive 511,500 euros in penalties from the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda over a quay construction contract, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...


  20. Lithuanian Minister Of Energy: We Drew European Commission's Attention To NPP In AstravetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Charter97

    Lithuania meets unfriendly the intention of Belarus to build a nuclear power plant just 40-50 km away from Vilnius. According to the Lithuanian side, the reasons for such attitude may lie in the fact that Minsk has decided to build the NPP paying no regard to its neighbor's opinion.