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Lithuania Drastically Increased Fines for Environmental Pollution

The Lithuanian Parliament (Seimas) has significantly increased fines for environmental pollution. Starting from January next year, penalties for illegal waste disposal will more than double for companies, and residents will

Weather Changes Next Week: Rain

On Saturday, the sky will be overcast in Lithuania, with a slight chance of clearing. Rain, particularly in central Lithuania, is likely. However, the day will be calm with a

Lithuania to Hold Large-Scale Mobilization Drills in the Coming Year

Lithuania is gearing up for extensive mobilization exercises set to take place next year, according to Kęstutis Budrys, the senior adviser on national security matters to the President, as announced

Company and Executives Found Guilty for Environmental Damage in Curonian Spit National Park

In a recent ruling, the Klaipėda Regional Court in Lithuania found the company “Akordas 1” and two of its executives, Gintautas Matulevičius and Mindaugas Karpičius, guilty of environmental pollution and

Phone Helpline to Quick Smoking Will Launch in Lithuania in 2024

Starting in 2024, a new helpline to assist in quitting smoking will be established in Lithuania. The initiative aims to receive at least 2,000 calls within its first year of

Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė: A Trailblazer for Women’s Rights in Lithuania

Gabrielė Petkevičaitė-Bitė was a remarkable advocate for women’s rights, a dedicated philanthropist for underprivileged children’s education, and a guardian of Lithuanian culture. Her leadership during the inaugural session of the

Lithuania Braces for Rainy and Windy Weekend

This weekend, Lithuania is in for rainy and windy conditions. The Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon will experience strong winds up to 28 m/s. Southeast winds in the Baltic

Lithuania Restricted Entry of Russian-Registered Cars

Lithuania’s customs authorities have been vigilant for over a month, preventing attempts by Russian-registered cars from entering the country. This move comes as part of the European Union’s sanctions against

Lithuanian AI Startup “Repsense” Secures €1 Million in Pre-Seed Funding

Vilnius-based AI startup Repsense recently raised nearly €1 million in pre-seed funding from existing investors. Iron Wolf Capital, Coinvest Capital, private angel investors, and Baltic Sandbox Ventures collectively contributed €800,000,

Lithuania Urges Citizens to Stay Away from Belarus Amit Arrests for Vague Reasons

The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (URM) recently issued a warning concerning the detention of around 15 Lithuanian citizens in Belarus. The ministry stated that they have information about several

Hosting German Brigade in Lithuania: Small Disagreeing on Cost Split

German Finance Minister Christian Lindner visited Lithuania to discuss investments for hosting a German brigade. While Germany will cover military expenses, Lithuania is responsible for non-military costs. Specific details about

Lithuania Urges Belarus to Halt the Nuclear Plant Amid Safety Concerns

The Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (URM) has called on Belarus to immediately stop the operation of the Astravyets nuclear power plant’s first and second energy blocks due to unresolved

Lithuanians’ Strong Preference for President Nauseda: Survey Reveals Latest Favorability Ratings

The most recent survey indicates that Lithuanians continue to have a strong preference for President Gitanas Nauseda, with a favorability rating of 21.8%. This rating, while slightly lower than the

Quality of Life in Lithuania is Constantly Improving

The Central Project Management Agency (CPVA) has reported a positive trend in the quality of life in Lithuanian municipalities. Between 2013 and 2021, many areas experienced growth in material living

Lithuania’s Presidential Election Date Proposed for May 12, 2024

The Lithuanian Parliament, known as the Seimas, is set to consider a proposal to hold the Republic of Lithuania’s Presidential elections on May 12, 2024. The proposal was put forward