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Putin awards editor-in-chief of Lithuania's Russian-language weekly - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Russia's president has awarded the Medal of Alexander Pushkin, a state decoration, to Valerij Tretjakov, editor-in-chief of ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania starting publishing reports of KGB agents - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Center is starting publishing agency reports by agents of the Soviet sp......

- The Baltic Times - US

If Constitutional Court doesn't allow dual citizenship, Lithuania'll need referendum - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – If the Constitutional Court does not pave way for dual citizenship for Lithuanians who have left for other countries of the Euro......

- The Baltic Times - US

Ukrinform: Linkevicius says revision of Association Agreement with Ukraine unrealistic.

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius has said that the revision of the Association Agreement between Ukraine and the EU is unrealistic. The post Ukrinform: Linkevicius says revision of Association Agreement with Ukraine unrealistic appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ukrinform: Ukrainian high jumper Levchenko crowned female Rising Star of the Year.

World high jump silver medalist Yuliya Levchenko from Ukraine has been crowned female Rising Star of the Year at the European Athletics Golden Tracks award ceremony in Vilnius, Lithuania, Ukrinform reports. The post Ukrinform: Ukrainian high jumper Levchenko crowned female Rising Star of the Year appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lithuania officially admits border guards violated Belarusian border - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Lithuania has officially admitted that its border guards had violated the Belarusian border, pledging to take measures to preven......

- The Baltic Times - US

Cohesion funds rank high in Poland's public investments.

Cohesion policy makes up 61.17% of all Polish public investment, one of the highest rates in the EU. It is topped only by Portugal, Croatia and Lithuania, according to a European Commission report that highlighted cohesion funds as a major investment driver in many EU regions.

- EurActive - UK

Central Eastern Europe: United by Regional Security.

When it comes to regional interests, Russia seems to be the only thing on which the Central and Eastern European states can reach an agreement. On October 9, Warsaw served as a gathering place for leaders and ministers of foreign affairs of the Bucharest 9' . The format created at the Central and Eastern Europe presidents' ...

- GMF - DE

Russia mulls boosting missile capabilities on NATO border.

Russia has warned that it could deploy more high precision missiles to its Kaliningrad enclave, which borders Poland and Lithuania. Moscow has accused the US of illegally propping up its own forces in the region.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Ukroboronprom pursues cooperation with Lithuanian defence industry.

State-owned Ukrainian defence manufacturer Ukroboronprom announced on 11 October that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the Lithuanian Defence and Security Industry Association aimed at fostering co-operation between defence companies from the two countries. The move is part

- Jane’s - US

Bulgaria Among 20 EU Countries to Establish Prosecutor's Office.

The Council of EU has been given approval to regulate establishment of European Public Prosecutor's Office , a new prosecution, which will deal with financial crimes. Accordingly, EU member 20 countries will establish a Luxembourg-based EU prosecutor's office until 2020. European Public Prosecutor's Office for EU will be ...

- Novinite - BG

Lithuania to pay additional compensation to refugees - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's government decided to pay another benefit for asylum beneficiaries, this time for renting accommodation. ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Gazprom should compensate Lithuania for costly gas - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Russia's gas concern Gazprom should compensate Lithuania and other countries of the European Union affected by its mono......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania's 2018 defense budget should be 2.06 pct of GDP - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's defense budget for 2018 should be 2.06 percent of the gross domestic product , Defense Minister Raimundas K......

- The Baltic Times - US

Vestager: EU has no legal means to stop Nord Stream 2

The European Union is not interested in the development of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project but has no legal means to stop it, European Commissioner for Competition Margrethe Vestager told a press conference in Vilnius. Vestager said that according to President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, Nord ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Ryanair Plane Is Escorted by Military Jet to Stansted Airport in U.K.

The Royal Air Force tracked the flight, which originated in Kaunas, Lithuania, because of a security threat that the airline later said was most likely a hoax.

- International NY Times - US