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Discusses Increased Military Support for Ukraine

Lithuanian Deputy Defense Minister, Žilvinas Tomkus, participated in an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting focusing on defense issues, particularly increased military support for Ukraine. The EU aims to provide Ukraine

Halfway House to Open in Plungė for Inmate Reintegration

The Lithuanian Prison Department aims to establish a halfway house in Plungė, contributing to the broader strategy of distributing such facilities across Lithuania for individuals completing their sentences. The facility,

Flooding in Klaipėda District (Water Raised 20cm)

In the Klaipėda region, Mayor Bronius Markauskas has highlighted the most challenging situation in Priekulė due to flooding, sharing updates on his official Facebook account. Overnight, the water level rose

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