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112.ua: Volker says Russian aggression in Ukraine means challenge for entire Europe.

The ongoing Russian military aggression against Ukraine is not a challenge for a single state; it’s a risk for the entire European continent. Kurt Volker, the US special envoy on Ukraine’s affairs, said that at a briefing in Vilnius, where he came for negotiations on peaceful settlement of Donbas conflict. The ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lithuania takes delivery of US gas to cut reliance on Moscow.

KLAIPEDA, Lithuania " Lithuania has taken delivery of its first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States, a milestone that the Baltic state hopes will further reduce its reliance on Russia.Independence, the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Belarusian Defense Ministry invites observers from 7 countries to Zapad 2017 drills.

The Belarusian Defense Ministry has invited observers from several countries to the Zapad 2017 joint Belarusian-Russian military exercise. “Observers from seven countries, namely Ukraine, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden, and Norway, have been invited to this event,” the Belarusian Defense Ministry ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

NATO jets in Baltics scrambled thrice last week over Russian aircraft - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - NATO fighter-jets conducting the Baltic air-policing mission from Lithuania and Estonia were scrambled three times last week to interc......

- The Baltic Times - US

Linkevicius, Volker discuss Russia's aggression against Ukraine.

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius met with Special Representative of the U.S. Department of State for Ukraine Kurt Volker in Vilnius on August 22. “Welcomed good friend amb. K. Volker. Transatlantic unity & principled posture - key in bringing end to #Russia‘s aggression against #Ukraine,” the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Associated Press: Lithuania takes delivery of US gas to cut reliance on Moscow.

Lithuania has taken delivery of its first shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States, a milestone that the Baltic state hopes will further reduce its reliance on Russia. Independence, the U.S.-based tanker, docked August 21 in the port of Klaipeda to offload some 150,000 cubic meters of gas at a The post ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lithuania Gets First LNG Cargo From The U.S.

Lithuania today received its first cargo of U.S. liquefied natural gas as it tries to diversify its gas supplies away from Russia, despite Moscow's insistence that the United States can't replace Russian gas in Europe even if it gave it away.  While Russia is undermining the U.S. shipments to Europe, Lithuania is Central ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Lithuania becomes first ex-Soviet state to buy US natural gas.

Lithuanian deal is intended to weaken Europe's reliance on Russian energy

- Financial Times - US

Lithuania Receives First LNG From The United States.

Lithuania received its first spot shipment of LNG from the United States.

- Rigzone.com - US

Lithuanian president proposes to increase fines for crimes - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite plans to table amendments to the Criminal Code to increase fines for all crimes and to tie fin......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuania's Klaipeda remains Baltics' No 1 container port - The Baltic Times.

VILNIUS - Klaipeda remained the number one seaport in the Baltic countries in terms of container handling in January through July, the port'......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian media watchdog to consider steps against 2 Russian TV channels - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission on Monday will consider taking measures against two Russian-language TVcha......

- The Baltic Times - US

Why tourists go to sites associated with death and suffering

REUTERS/Lukasz Krajewski/Agencja GazetaOn a beautiful summer day in 2016, as I walked with a group of college students along a well-trodden path sprinkled with needles and cones from majestic pine trees, our mood was somber and morose. The chirping of birds and the burning off of the dew on the grassy hills by the rising ...

- Business Insider - US

The Story of How One Tiny Country Held Back the Russia's Mighty Military

Warfare History Network History, Europe Following the fall of Poland, an amazed world watched tiny Finland fight off twenty-six Soviet divisions. The hugely cynical German-Soviet nonaggression pact, concluded in August 1939, assigned the Baltic region of eastern Europe to the exclusive sphere of influence of Communist ...

- The National Interest - US

112.ua: US Department of State confirms Volker-Surkov meeting in Minsk

US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker will meet the representative of the Russian government, in order to discuss Russian-Ukrainian relations, as the press service of the US Department of State informs. According to the message, the meeting is to be held in Minsk. After this, Volker is to visit Vilnius to ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Hidden blueprint leads diggers to ancient ritual baths of Vilnius synagogue

, A newly discovered blueprint of the destroyed great synagogue in Vilnius led a team of archaeologists to unearth the remains of two ritual baths that were used by congregants of one of Europe's largest and most prominent Jewish communities before its annihilation. The synagogue, which was at the heart of the large Jewish ...

- JTA - US

Marshall Plan for Ukraine provides for EUR 5 bln annual support from EU – Kubiv

Ukraine's Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv says the New European Plan for Ukraine prepared by the Seimas of Lithuania provides for at least EUR 5 billion in annual support from the European Union for the implementation of reforms aimed at the country's economic growth and development.

- UNIAN - UA

UNIAN: Marshall Plan for Ukraine provides for 5 billion euro annual support from EU

Ukraine's Minister of Economic Development and Trade Stepan Kubiv says the New European Plan for Ukraine prepared by the Seimas of Lithuania provides for at least 5 billion euro in annual support from the European Union for the implementation of reforms aimed at the country's economic growth and development. The post UNIAN: ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Lithuanian accused of swindling Facebook, Google handed over to US officials - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Evaldas Rimasauskas, a Lithuanian national accused of defrauding the US-based IT giants Facebook and Google of over 100 million ......

- The Baltic Times - US

Vilnius Airport reopens after runway renovation - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuania's main airport in the capital of Vilnius reopened on Thursday after a 35-day closure, with the first passenger plane, an......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian Charged in $100M Fraud Case Brought to US

A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million. Evaldas Rimasauskas, 48, pleaded not guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan. He arrived in New York Wednesday night.   Rimasauskas, of Vilnius, was charged with ...

- Voice of America - US

Holocaust discovery: Ritual baths uncovered in synagogue complex destroyed by Nazis

Archaeologists have uncovered two ritual baths in the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilna , in Lithuania, more than 70 years after its destruction during the Holocaust.

- FOX News - US

Lithuanian man brought to US to face $100 million fraud case

A Lithuanian man has been extradited to the United States to face charges that he duped Google and Facebook into sending him over $100 million.

- PhysOrg - NL

Technology that detects football match-fixing could catch guilty players

Algorithm technology that detects suspected match-fixing could be used to catch teams and players involved in sports corruption, according to the Malta Football Association's watchdog. MFA integrity officer Franz Tabone told the Times of Malta the technology formed part of the betting fraud detection system, a set-up ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Poland to host Indian Film Festival

Warsaw, Aug 17 Poland is set to host the Indian Film Festival for the first time from October 7 to 10. The festival, which will be held here, has been organised by Indian Film Festival Worldwide , read a statement. "The Indian Film Festival is aimed to be a bridge between the Indian and Polish Film Industries devoted to a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Lithuanian Prime Minister says immigration from Ukraine 'not bad' - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Recent growth in immigration from Ukraine to Lithuania is not a bad thing as it helps solve labor market problems, Prime Minister Saul......

- The Baltic Times - US

Lithuanian producers get opportunity to export organic products to China - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuanian producers will be able to export organic products to China if they are certified as meeting the Asian country's standar......

- The Baltic Times - US

Why tourists go to sites associated with death and suffering

Students at Ponar Forest in Lithuania, where Nazis massacred many Jews. Daniel B. Bitran, CC BYOn a beautiful summer day in 2016, as I walked with a group of college students along a well-trodden path sprinkled with needles and cones from majestic pine trees, our mood was somber and morose. The chirping of birds and the ...

- The Conversation - UK

Lithuanian man battered 81-year-old Buddhist pensioner to death then set her body alight

Tautrydas Narbutas, 24, admitted killing a Buddhist widow in Buckinghamshire on 6 July 2016.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Lithuania to send observers to Russia-Belarus joint drills 'Zapad-2017' - media

Lithuania will deploy its observers to the Russian-Belarusian joint military exercises 'Zapad -2017' , which will be held on September 14-20, according to Delfi.

- UNIAN - UA

Lithuanian Defence Minister hopes there won't be incidents during Putin's trip to Kaliningrad - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis expects that there will be no incidents as Russian Vladimir Putin will fly to Russia......

- The Baltic Times - US

NATO jets in Baltics scrambled 8 times last week to escort Russian aircraft - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - NATO fighter jets serving in the Baltic air policing mission were scrambled eight times last week to intercept Russian military aircra......

- The Baltic Times - US

Russian nationalist Gorsky applies for political asylum in Lithuania - The Baltic Times

VILNIUS - Yuri Gorsky, a Russian nationalist who fled Russia in July, has applied for political asylum in Lithuania.T......

- The Baltic Times - US

112.ua: Lithuania to refuse from Russian software at government entities

The specialists in computer security sphere search for substitution of Russia software at the government entities of Lithuania and government enterprises. The Vice-Minister of Defense of Lithuania Edvinas Kerza claimed this as Delfi reported. 'There are the incidents when the suspicious software is used. It has the ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Russia steps up Baltic incursions as US increases air policing

Following President Dalia Grybauskaite's 31 July announcement that the number of US F-15C Eagle fighters in Lithuania would be increased from four to seven during Russia's forthcoming 'Zapad' exercise, Moscow has stepped up incursions into the country's airspace. The Lithuanian

- Jane’s - US

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