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  1. Jewish leaders fight to preserve Lithuanian cemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

    A worldwide effort to save a historic Jewish cemetery in Vilnius, Lithuania got a big boost when a group of religious leaders met with a top diplomat to present their case for preserving what is left of the burial grounds. The delegation of Jewish leaders, which included several rabbis from Brooklyn, recently met Lithuanian Ambassador to the U.S. Rolandas Krisciunas in an effort to stop a planned multi-million-dollar development in the Old Jewish Cemetery in the Shnipishok district of Vilnius, the nation's capital.

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  2. Lithuania's Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai to unify tariffs for port handling firmsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The new leadership of the state-run Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) is set to shortly revise the pricing applied to the Klaipeda port handling companies and unify the tariffs, reports LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  3. Neo-Nazis Again Given Center of Kaunas, Lithuania's Second City, on Nation's Independence DayRead the original story

    Yesterday | World News Report

    ... marked with love every year. Why does the mayor legitimize those who celebrate the Holocaust?" VILNIUS, LITHUANIA, February 22, 2017 / EINPresswire.com / -- Close to 200 neo-nazi marchers were again granted the center of Kaunas, Lithuania's second ...

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  4. Motorola Solutions ensures reliable and secure operation of Lithuanian public safety networkRead the original story

    Tuesday | PressReleasePoint

    Lithuania's Nationwide TETRA system enables State Border Guard Services, police, fire and rescue departments, ambulances, VIP Protection Department and other public security services to communicate at any time. The three-year service contract includes the delivery of technical support, infrastructure components repair and incident and services management in line with public safety standards.

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  5. Ihned.cz: Czech soldiers have conflict with police in LithuaniaRead the original story

    Tuesday | Prague Daily Monitor

    Five Czech soldiers, currently on a three-month training in Lithuania, had a conflict with the police in the Klaipeda port when they wanted to enter a night club while drunk, server IHNED.cz writes yesterday referring to the Lithuanian police and Russian and Lithuanian media. The guards did not want to let them in and they called in police when the soldiers started to be aggressive.

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  6. News 20 mins ago 11:34 p.m.Sonic boom caused by jets intercepting plane, military saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    US F15C Eagle jet fighter flies over an air force base during the Lithuanian - NATO air force exercise at the air force base near Siauliai Zuokniai, Lithunaia. The military said a sonic boom heard across south Florida on Friday evening was caused by jets checking on a civilian plane in military airspace.

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  7. The number of building permits issued and new buildings completed increased in LithhianiaRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the Building Permits and State Construction Supervision Information System of the Republic of Lithuania Infostatyba, in IV quarter 2016, against IV quarter 2015, the number of building permits issued increased by 13.8%, of which for the construction of new residential buildings - by 27.9%.

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  8. Nationalists celebrate Nazi collaborator, Pepe the Frog near Lithuania execution siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Times of Israel

    Nationalists carrying a picture merging Pepe the Frog and Kazys Skirpa during a march in Kaunas, Lithuaia on Feb. 16, 2017. The banner reads: 'Lithuania will contribute to new and better European order.'

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  9. Lithuania looking for source of false accusation of rape by German troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Channelnewsasia.com

    VILNIUS: Lithuanian prosecutors opened a criminal investigation into a false report of rape by German soldiers stationed there as part of NATO a mission to deter Russia. "It is likely that the false report was spread in order to discredit the presence of the NATO forces in Lithuania," the spokeswoman of the speaker of Lithuanian's parliament was quoted by news wire BNS.

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  10. Lithuanian nationalists celebrate Holocaust-era quisling, Pepe the Frog near execution siteRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Jewish Community Voice

    Lithuanian ultra-nationalists marched near execution sites of Jews with banners celebrating a pro-Nazi collaborationist who called for ethnic cleansing and a symbol popular with members of the U.S. alt-right movement. Approximately 170 people attended Thursday's annual march in Kaunas, Lithuania's second city that is also known as Kovno, the website Defending History reported .

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  11. The Baltic states: No easy targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Al Jazeera

    On February 16, Lithuania celebrated the 99th anniversary of its restoration of independence in 1918, which was cut short by subsequent Soviet annexation after World War II. However, since Russia's occupation of Crimea in 2014 and its shadow war in eastern Ukraine, policy-makers and pundits have been asking whether the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are again at risk in face of Moscow's rising ambitions.

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  12. Azerbaijan named important partner of LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Today.Az

    Today the Republic of Lithuania, which started its road almost seven hundred years ago, revived in the year 1918th as the modern, contemporary republic, celebrates the 99th anniversary of the re-establishment of its statehood, said Lithuanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Valdas Lastauskas. The ambassador made the remarks during an event dedicated to the 99th anniversary of re-establishment of the Lithuanian statehood in Baku February16.

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  13. Lithuanian-born virtuosi open Sunday Afternoons Live in GreenwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | New Canaan News-Review

    ... of Music at University of Cincinnati . A popular solo performer in Russia, the United Kingdom, Lithuania, Germany, Switzerland and the United States, Vingras has also been a teacher at Siauliai University in Lithuania and the College Conservatory of ...

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  14. Envoy: Azerbaijan - important partner of LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Trend

    Today the Republic of Lithuania, which started its road almost seven hundred years ago, revived in the year 1918th as the modern, contemporary republic, celebrates the 99th anniversary of the re-establishment of its statehood, said Lithuanian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Valdas Lastauskas. The ambassador made the remarks during an event dedicated to the 99th anniversary of re-establishment of the Lithuanian statehood in Baku Feb. 16. "Now, in the 21st century, Lithuania is creating its future together with the European Union countries, by preserving and cherishing historical experience, common values, creating sustainable and safe future," said Lastauskas.

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  15. His Majesty the Sultan sends cable of greetings to Lithuanian presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Times of Oman

    In his cable, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said expressed his sincere greetings along with his best wishes of good health and happiness to President Grybauskaite and the friendly people of Lithuania further progress and growth. Photo-ONA In his cable, His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said expressed his sincere greetings along with his best wishes of good health and happiness to President Grybauskaite and the friendly people of Lithuania further progress and growth.

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  16. ForMin Melescanu, Ambassador Pocius appreciate the consistency of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Nine O'Clock

    Foreign Affairs Minister Teodor Melescanu discussed on Monday with Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania Arvydas Pocius about the stage of bilateral relations, the two of them also approaching current themes of the European, regional and security agendas. According to a release of the Foreign Affairs Ministry , the Romanian Minister welcomed on Monday the Ambassador of the Republic of Lithuania, on a courtesy visit.

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  17. Regarding a decision of the Supervision Service of the Bank of LithuaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | GlobeNewswire

    On 10 February 2017, AB A1 2EMAITIJOS PIENAS received Decision No. 241-17 of the Director of the Supervision Service of the Bank of Lithuania "Regarding imposition of a measure of impact on the company" .

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  18. Lithuanian brewer Svyturys-Utenos Alus to sack 20 employees in KlaipedaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Lithuania's beer market leader Svyturys -Utenos Alus, which is part of Carlsberg, one of the world's largest beer groups, will sack 20 employees out of the 57 in Klaipeda.

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  19. Lithuania keen to attract Azerbaijani investments in economic zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Today.Az

    The Lithuanian government is ready to introduce certain benefits and guarantees for Azerbaijani investors in order to attract them to economic zones, said Lithuania's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Valdas Lastauskas in his interview with Trend. "Today, there are Azerbaijani investments in the tourism sector of Lithuania.

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  20. Lithuania's envoy hails Azerbaijani cuisine, talks tourism potentialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Today.Az

    ... simplification of visa procedures for foreigners will lead to increase in tourist traffic between Azerbaijan and Lithuania, and the two countries' diplomatic missions in Baku and Vilnius will do everything possible for that. Lithuanian tourists will ...

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