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  • Cycling the Baltics: Week-long tour of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia...It was around the time Linas told us as a student he had been sent to a diamond mine for research only to later find out it had been excavated with a nuclear bomb that I realised just how bizarre life had been behind the Iron Curtain. The 55-year-old professor was our guide for the week as we toured the Baltic states of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia by bike, and boy had he got some stories to tell. — Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:00:00 GMT (via Kent Online)
  • Linas LinkeviA ius: Latvia wants Belarusian shipments... However, he believes, that the Latvian position could change if other countries in the region decided to support Lithuania in its boycotting of Belarusian electricity. In June, the Lithuanian parliament approved a law asserting that the Belarusian ... — Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:38:33 GMT (via Charter97)
  • Baltics Need Anti-aircraft Protection Against Russia, Lithuania SaysNATO should permanently deploy anti-aircraft weapons in the Baltics to deter Russia, Lithuania's president said Thursday as the United States put Patriot missiles on display after including them in an exercise in the region for the first time. The permanent deployment of the advanced air defense system would be the next step in NATO's new deterrent in the Baltics and Poland, which includes ground troops on rotation. — Thu, 20 Jul 2017 23:14:53 GMT (via Voice of America)
  • Lithuania willing to permanently deploy U.S. long-range air defense system: presidentLithuania would be ready to permanently deploy the U.S. long-range air defense system Patriot if such a decision would be taken by NATO, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Thursday. She was visiting Lithuania's Siauliai Air Base, northern Lithuania, where the Patriot system was presented as part of the military exercise Tobruq Legacy 2017. — Thu, 20 Jul 2017 18:36:37 GMT (via Xinhuanet)
  • Regarding the agenda and proposed draft resolutions of Extraordinary...... General Meeting of shareholders of the Company will take place at ElektrinA-s st. 21, ElektrA-nai, Republic of Lithuania. General Meeting of Shareholders of the Company. Only those persons who are shareholders of the Company as of the end of the ... — Tue, 18 Jul 2017 06:07:36 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Lithuanian devils and witchesDevils' Museum in Kaunas, Lithuania, is included in the list of the most unique museums in the world. Three floors have horned creatures from around the world coming in different shapes, sizes, colors and made from different materials. — Mon, 17 Jul 2017 11:19:13 GMT (via PanArmenian Network)
  • Vilnius Airport to be closed for a renovation until Aug. 17Lithuanian aviation officials say that hundreds of thousands of airline passengers will be diverted for more than a month as the country's main airport near the capital will be shut for a major renovation. Vilnius International Airport, with a single 2.5-kilometer runway, will close Friday until Aug. 17. Some 4,350 flights will be diverted - affecting 400,000 passengers - to two smaller airports, one in Kaunas, 100 kilometers west of Vilnius airport and the other in remote Palanga, 300 kilometers away. — Thu, 13 Jul 2017 15:37:19 GMT (via The Gazette)
  • Klaipeda port's cargo traffic hits new record high in H1Cargo traffic at the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda rose by 2.9% in the first half of 2017 from a year ago to 20.6 million tons, with loadings in June alone up by 1.4% year-on-year to 3.365 million tons, the port authority said, cites LETA/BNS.... — Thu, 13 Jul 2017 05:03:55 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Hungary Doubles Down on Russia Gas Route as Poland Looks to U.S. 25 minutes ago... are also diversifying. Trump welcomed Croatia's plans for an LNG terminal on the Adriatic island of Krk, while Lithuania introduced an off-shore vessel to convert the fuel at its port in Klaipeda to replace the 2.7 billion cubic meters it was ... — Fri, 07 Jul 2017 10:28:17 GMT (via Bloomberg)
  • Another desperate night for Scottish football as St Johnstone crash out of Europe... couple of days as they followed Rangers by flopping to a dismal defeat against Europa League minnows FK Trakai in Lithuania. And manager Tommy Wright insisted he desperately needs more quality after home and away defeats to a side they dominated ... — Thu, 06 Jul 2017 23:15:03 GMT (via Sunday Herald)
  • Tommy Wright pleads for more quality as St Johnstone exit EuropeSt Johnstone manager Tommy Wright made a plea for an injection of quality after seeing his side become the second Scottish side to embarrassingly crash out of Europe at the first hurdle to minnows in three days. The Perth Saints needed to score twice in Lithuania against an FK Trakai side who won 2-1 at McDiarmid Park last week. — Thu, 06 Jul 2017 22:18:42 GMT (via
  • Trakai 1 St Johnstone 0 as Tommy Wright's men crash out of...... ultimately cost Saints a place in the next round of the competition. They controlled large parts of the game in Lithuania but again spurned a number of chances. Saints really could have done with Murray Davidson in the first leg. The powerful ... — Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:34:38 GMT (via The Daily Record)
  • Alternative Music Festival to Take Place in One of the Oldest Forests in EuropeYou might have never heard of Anyksciai - but if you are ever thinking of visiting Lithuania - it is a must-visit destination for those seeking unique travel adventures or looking to discover creative and compelling alternative music. Anyksciai is a Lithuanian region that boasts some of the most beautiful, and oldest forests that are said to have magical healing powers. — Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:40:35 GMT (via
  • 101 become U.S. citizens in ceremony at Strawbery BankePolice are defending a decision to shoot and kill a bear spotted in a densely populated area Monday night, saying "irresponsible attempts at interaction" with the animal by a group of... New Jersey and Maine ended partial government shutdowns just in time for the Fourth of July holiday on Tuesday, helping New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie move past ... (more) — Wed, 05 Jul 2017 15:10:20 GMT (via
  • Richard Foster says St Johnstone can turn Europa League tie around because they know what to expectTommy Wright's men face an uphill battle to book a place in qualifying round two after being beaten 2-1 by the Lithuanians at McDiarmid Park. But now they know what to expect, full-back Foster , 31, believes Saints can turn the tie around at the LFF Stadium in capital Vilnius. — Wed, 05 Jul 2017 08:02:22 GMT (via The Daily Record)
  • Regarding filing appeal claims with the Court of Appeal of the Republic of LithuaniaOn July 3, 2017, there were filed appeals with the Court of Appeal of the Republic of Lithuania in the file submitted on 23/12/2015 by East Capital Baltic Fund against Antanas Trumpa, the manager of AB Rokiskio suris, regarding purportedly made damage to the Company in the amount of mEUR 10.524. on 2 June 2017, Panevezys Regional Court dismissed all the claims of East Capital Baltic Fund against AB Rokiskio suris CEO Antanas Trumpa. — Wed, 05 Jul 2017 06:46:56 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • EMU Grad Sims Finds Home On Court OverseasSince graduating from Eastern Mennonite in 2014, R.J. Sims has played professional basketball in Lithuania and France. This past season, with Union Tarbes Lourdes, he averaged 12 points per game. — Wed, 05 Jul 2017 05:15:42 GMT (via The Daily News-Record)
  • 101 become U.S. citizens in Portsmouth July 4 ceremony... ceremonies across the country Tuesday. Vaitkevichivs said he was kept for a year-and-a-half in a single cell in Lithuania. He later came to the United States in 1991 and met his wife. They now live in Amherst, where Vaitkevichivs said he farms and ... — Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:41:41 GMT (via Foster's Daily Democrat)
  • Factbox - Three Seas Initiative summit in Warsaw... of the so-called Via Carpatia highway is the most important regional infrastructure project. This will connect Lithuania's port of Klaipeda with Thessaloniki in Greece, passing through eastern Poland, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. - ... — Tue, 04 Jul 2017 09:06:21 GMT (via The Star Online)
  • Poland Hopes to Tap Trump's Business Acumen at Regional SummitPoland hopes to woo Donald Trump the businessman with new investment opportunities in eastern Europe when the U.S. president pays a whistle-stop trip to Warsaw on Thursday en route for a G20 summit in neighboring Germany. Amid transatlantic tensions over trade, security and climate change, Poland's right-wing, eurosceptic government wants to put the focus firmly on improving business ties between the United States and ex-communist central and eastern Europe. — Tue, 04 Jul 2017 07:37:11 GMT (via US News & World Report)

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