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Lithuania to relocate refugees directly to municipalities from April - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Lithuania's non-governmental organizations should shortly provide a list of municipalities willing to receive refugees direc......

- The Baltic Times - US

Personal collection of Holocaust historian Yaffa Eliach dedicated at Yad Vashem.

JERUSALEM , The personal collection of Holocaust documentation of survivor and historian Prof. Yaffa Eliach was dedicated at the Yad Vashem memorial and museum in Jerusalem. Eliach dedicated her life to documenting the events and victims of the Holocaust, particularly the pre-World War II life in her birthplace, the ...

- JTA - US

Lithuanian president tells US Vice-President Baltic air defense expectations - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS – Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite says she updated US Vice-President Mike Pence on the expectations in connection to ......

- The Baltic Times - US

US Vice President Pence and family visit Dachau.

February 19, 2017, 7:02 PM Vice President Mike Pence, along with second lady Karen Pence and their eldest daughter Charlotte, visited the Dachau Nazi concentration camp Sunday near Munich, Germany, where he has been attending the Munich Security Conference. They were met by Karl Freller, the director of the Foundation of ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Qatar - Prime Minister Sends Congratulations to President of Lithuania.

Qatar - Prime Minister Sends Congratulations to President of Lithuania...

- MENAFN - JO

Qatar- HH Deputy Emir Sends Congratulations to President of Lithuania.

Qatar- HH Deputy Emir Sends Congratulations to President of Lithuania...

- MENAFN - JO

NATO: Debunking of rape claim shows need for critical press.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the rapid debunking of a claim that a German soldier serving as part of a NATO mission to Lithuania raped a teenage girl "underlines the importance of a free and independent media."

- Stars and Stripes - US

US role 'necessary' in Baltic air defence: Lithuania.

Lithuania wants US President Donald Trump's administration to help beef up air defence in the Baltic region as security concerns grow over Russia, President Dalia Grybauskaite said Saturday. She also...

- Expatica - NL

NATO: Debunking of rape claim shows need for critical press.

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the rapid debunking of a claim that a German soldier serving as part of a NATO mission to Lithuania raped a teenage girl "underlines the importance of a free and independent media." The claim was made Tuesday in an anonymous email to a Lithuanian lawmaker and media outlets, but ...

- FOX News - US

Lithuania probes fake German troops rape claim.

Lithuanian prosecutors said Friday they had opened a probe into who was responsible for spreading false allegations of a rape committed by German troops freshly deployed to the Baltic NATO state. Police have described as fake an email sent this week to the speaker of parliament and national police claiming that ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says.

Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force, a senior NATO general said on Saturday, warning Europe to expect more such "fake news".

- Global News - CA

Reuters: Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says

MUNICH - Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force, a senior NATO general said on Saturday, warning Europe to expect more such “fake news”. Petr Pavel, who heads NATO's military committee, said he also hoped to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Expect more fake news from Russia, says top NATO general

The NATO general stated that Russia was behind false report of rape by German soldiers in Lithuania The post Expect more fake news from Russia, says top NATO general appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Expect more fake news from Russia

Russia is behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force.

- IOL - ZA

Spotted: Sanjay Dutt in Lithuania

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- Rediff - IN

Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says

MUNICH - Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to undermine support for NATO's new eastern force, a senior NATO general said on Saturday, warning Europe to expect more such "fake news".

- Reuters - US

Expect more fake news from Russia, top NATO general says

By Robin Emmott MUNICH - Russia was behind a false report of a rape by German soldiers in Lithuania that was intended to...

- Townhall.com - US

Voice of America: NATO officials say Russian 'fake news' seeks to undermine alliance

LONDON - Emails accusing German soldiers stationed in Lithuania of rape were sent this week to local news outlets, the latest incident in what NATO officials say is a Russian “fake news” campaign aimed at eroding public support for the military alliance. The emails, which were sent to several Lithuanian media ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

German defense minister in Munich: Lithuania deserves our defense - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS– Lithuania deserves NATO solidarity and defense, Germany's Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen said in her opening speech at......

- The Baltic Times - US

German army battles 'fake news' of rape reports in Lithuania

German soldiers recently deployed to Lithuania have been fighting off more than just fears about Russia.

- The Local - INT

Lithuania hunts for source of German troop rape accusation

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.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lithuanian authorities launch investigation into fake German rape story

Lithuania has launched a probe into who is responsible for falsely reporting a rape. The investigation comes amid fears of a Russian disinformation campaign following an increased NATO deployment to the Baltic countries.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Lithuania probes fake German troops rape claim

Lithuanian prosecutors said Friday they had opened a probe into who was responsible for spreading false allegations of a rape committed by German troops freshly deployed to the Baltic NATO state.Police...

- Expatica - NL

Lithuanian nationalists celebrate Holocaust-era quisling, Pepe the Frog near execution site

, Lithuanian ultranationalists 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 ...

- JTA - US

EU allows Lithuania to ban Russian tv channel

The European Commission said on Friday that a Lithuanian three-month suspension of Russian-language tv channel RTR Planeta was justified. "Lithuania has demonstrated that there have been manifest, serious and grave infringements of the prohibition of incitement to hatred," the commission said. This is the second time RTR ...

- EU Observer - EU

Report: Russia suspected in 'fake news' attack on German troops

German soldiers operating in Lithuania were targeted in a fake news' attack that accused the troops of raping an underage Lithuanian girl, according to German media reports.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Deutsche Welle: NATO says Russia targeted German army with fake news campaign

Emails accusing German soldiers stationed in Lithuania of rape were sent to local news outlets and the parliamentary president. NATO officials allege that Russia is targeting the military alliance. The post Deutsche Welle: NATO says Russia targeted German army with fake news campaign appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Reuters: Lithuania looking for source of false accusation of rape by German troops

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. The post Reuters: Lithuania looking for source of false accusation of rape by German troops appeared first on KyivPost.

- Kyiv Post - UA

Vytautas Landsbergis: Lithuania experiencing nuclear blackmail - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania's first post-independence leader, has expressed his concern over the Astravyets nuclear power plan......

- The Baltic Times - US

Azerbaijan named important partner of Lithuania

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan named important partner of Lithuania

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.

- AzerNews - AZ

NATO: Russia targeted German army with fake news campaign

Emails accusing German soldiers stationed in Lithuania of rape were sent to local news outlets and the parliamentary president. NATO officials allege that Russia is targeting the military alliance.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Nato chief says facts to prevail over fake news

Nato secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said a free and independent press is important to help weed out fake news. "We will never counter propaganda with propaganda, we will counter propaganda with facts," he said in Brussels Thursday, after a fake story which claimed German soldiers in Nato's Russia-deterrent force in ...

- EU Observer - EU

Croats, too, wish to 'contain Russia'; join NATO effort

Croatia will this year send a battery of multiple rocket launchers to Poland, and 120 soldiers and eight armored vehicles to Lithuania next year. They will be taking part in the military deployments dubbed "Operation Enhanced Forward Presence," led by Americans and headquartered in Orzysz, Poland, and in Rukla, Lithuania, ...

- B92 - SK

Lithuania celebrates 99th anniversary of restoration of state - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuania celebrates on Thursday the 99th anniversary of the Act of Independence of Feb. 16, 1918.President......

- The Baltic Times - US

Grybauskaite: Lithuania didn't break down, stood up strong - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS – Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite has extended congratulations to the nation of Day of Restoration of State, urging p......

- The Baltic Times - US

Waiting For Invasion

Two Lithuanian conscripts train to defend their country against Russian aggression as tensions in the region escalate.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Lithuania confident of US security guarantee over Russia

BRUSSELS — Lithuania's defense minister says he is confident that all NATO allies will help protect his country from Russia despite concerns about the U.S. commitment to European security.

- Yahoo! News - US

Lithuanian PM: Belarus nuclear plant is a threat to our country

EXCLUSIVE / On his first visit to Brussels, newly-elected Prime Minister of Lithuania Saulius Skvernelis shared his fears with Euractiv.com about the building of a nuclear plant in Belarus, 40 km from Vilnius and of the hybrid war waged by Russia against the former Soviet republic.

- EurActive - UK

President Aliyev congratulates Lithuanian counterpart

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of congratulations to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė as her country is celebrating its public holiday, Azertac reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Visit to NATO by the Prime Minister and the Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania

NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg, will meet with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Lithuania, H.E. Mr. Saulius Skvernelis and the Minister of National Defence, H.E. Mr. Raimundas Karoblis., at NATO Headquarters on Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

- NATO - INT

Lithuanian parliament bans all violence against children, including corporal punishments - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS, Feb 14, BNS – Lithuania's parliament on Tuesday adopted amendments to the Framework Law on Children's Rights Protection o......

- The Baltic Times - US

International exhibition of Latvia and Lithuania to be opened - The Baltic Times

As the report from Siauliai „Ausros“ museum states, the forthcoming 100th anniversaries of Independence of two neighbouring countrie......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania bans corporal punishment of children

VILNIUS , Feb 15 — Lithuania yesterday imposed a total ban on the corporal punishment of children following a rise in public pressure in the EU member state to curb child abuse. The amendments to a law on children's rights...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Stoltenberg avoids question on Trump's Russia ties, expresses confidence in US

BRUSSELS , NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg dodged a Kyiv Post question on Feb. 14 about U.S. President Donald J. Trump's Russian ties, signaling that he wants to avoid confrontation with the White House and take encouragement from the pro-NATO stance of other U.S. officials. At a NATO headquarters doorstep press ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Boss of Lithuania's state tourism agency quits after campaign blunder

A tourism agency has been left red-faced after using stock images of other countries to lure visitors to Lithuania.

- Stuff - NZ

Forgotten Kaliningrad: A Source of Conflict or Cooperation?

Dick Krickus Security, Eurasia Trump and Putin must develop a meaningful security cooperation—and Kaliningrad would be a great place to start. Since the Soviet Union's implosion in December 1991, Kaliningrad, Russia's westernmost oblast, has been separated from Russia proper. It is surrounded by Lithuania and Poland and ...

- The National Interest - US

Lithuanian Tourism Caught Using Other Countries' Photos in Social Media Campaign

As more marketing turns to user-generated content and third parties, more embarassing mistakes like this will happen. -Jason Clampet

- Skift - US

Upcoming Russian military drill spooks Baltic states

Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaite has urged Nato to beef up security in its Baltic allies ahead of a mass-scale Russian drill in September that is to simulate an invasion. We are worried about the upcoming Zapad 2017 exercise, which will deploy a very large and aggressive force that will very demonstrably be preparing ...

- EU Observer - EU

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