Lithuania Newswire

Lithuania Newswire

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

    10 hrs ago | 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.


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

    Yesterday | 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.


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

    Thursday | 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. ...


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

    Thursday | 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 ...


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

    Thursday | 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...


  6. 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...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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...


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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.


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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...


  13. 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 ...


  14. 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.


  15. 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...


  16. 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.


  17. Exercise Iron Sword ends in LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | The United States Army

    ... Brigade. A Lithuanian citizen checks out the M1A2 Main Battle Tank during a community engagement event at Utena, Lithuania, Nov. 14, 2015. The event allowed Lithuanian citizens the opportunity to tour and experience military equipment from NATO ...


  18. Spotlight: 16+1 mechanism yields fruitful outcomes in CEE countriesRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Xinhuanet

    ... said his city will grow to become an important hub for the European economy and perhaps for the entire world. Lithuania's Klaipeda Port has signed 4 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese partners since 2012, helping it become the fastest ...


  19. Baltic leaders call for unified response to security threats in EuropeRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 | Xinhuanet

    The presidents of the three Baltic States met on Friday in Palanga of Lithuania to discuss the migration crisis, regional defense and security issues as well as the Paris terror attacks. The meeting, attended by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis, and Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves, has been held in Palanga, Lithuanian sea resort.


  20. Notice on convocation of an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of AB Klaip -dos NaftaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | GlobeNewswire

    ... by a secure signature-creation device and approved by a qualified certificate effective in the Republic of Lithuania. The shareholder shall inform the Company on the proxy issued through electronic communications means to the following e-mails: ...