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Lithuania's European Energy War

President Donald J. Trump loudly opposes the Russian Nord Stream 2 pipeline, quoting the threat of European dependency on Russian energy. Meanwhile, Moscow is using every opportunity to boost its clout on the continent, while the European Union's decision makers are up at night worrying about energ

NATIONALINTEREST.ORG - 2018-07-19 00:03:14

Kaktaite Wins Bronze with Lithuania at U20 European Championship - George Mason University

FAIRFAX, Va. – WhenLivija Kaktaitesteps on campus next month, she'll bring with her not only international experience but an international medal, too.

GOMASON.COM - 2018-07-18 16:18:00

My Explorative Photography Project About Post-Soviet Youth In Vilnius, Lithuania

My 5 year long project, “The Exploration of Invisible People”, started in 2011, examines post-soviet, XXI century individuals, LGBTQ community members and freethinkers in conservative society of Lithuania’s capital city Vilnius. The people itself, often from troubled families, suffering from genderi


Like father, like son: Sabonis earning his place in the sun for Lithuania

Domantas Sabonis grew up with his father idolized by the whole of Lithuania and much of the world; now he is starting to earn a place in the sun for himself.The 22-year-old big man is not much of a talker, but his actions often speak louder than words. That was also the case in Gdansk and Budapest i


US judge refuses to stop extradition of former Lithuania judge

When a bilateral extradition treaty exists, as it does between the US and Lithuania, the defendant’s case is heard by a magistrate, who then gives the findings to the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State has the discretion to sign for the extradition.


Ateneo-Philippines blasts Indonesia with strong second half

The Ateneo-Philippines launched a spirited second-half rally to take down Indonesia, 89-78, in the 40th William Jones Cup Thursday at the Xinzhuang Gymnasium in Taiwan.

ESPN - 2018-07-19 05:37:47

Trump made no threat to quit NATO - Lithuania leader

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite arrives for the second day of a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, July 12, 2018. Tatyana Zenkovich/Pool via REUTERS


Jurgita Dronina Awarded The Order Of Merit To Lithuania

Principal Dancer Jurgita Dronina has been awarded the Order of Merit to Lithuania. The distinguished honour was announced on July 6, 2018, Lithuania's 100th year of independence, by Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskait? in Vilnius, Lithuania.The Order of Merit, which includes five ordinances and m


Romuva and the Vedic Gods of Lithuania – Subhash Kak – Medium

In May 2018, the Lithuanian traditional religion ofRomuva was given state recognition. Now the Romuvans have the right to teach their religion in schools and their marriage ceremony will be recognized by law. This is part of a return to traditional religion in many parts of Europe driven by a yearni


AS “Citadele banka” has made the final decision on changing the legal status of AB “Citadele” bankas from subsidiary to branch

On the 5th of July this year, the Citadele Bank (Latvia) Management Board made the final decision on the reorganisation of its subsidiary AB “Citadele” bankas (Lithuania), uniting it with AS “Citadele banka” (Latvia) and creating a branch in Lithuania.

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2018-07-18 13:35:42

Fearing political enemies, former Lithuanian judge fights extradition

A former Lithuanian judge is appealing to the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals after her request for an extension to delay her extradition to Lithuania, based on a habeas corpus petition, was denied.In the habeas corpus petition, Neringa Venckiene — who was a judge in Kaunas, Lithuania, from 1999 t


The mural “Trump & Putin” is from Vilnius, Lithuania (ex-USSR):

Where does the famous kiss originate from Brezhnev, is not known. But there is a suggestion that the whole fault is the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, who in 1968 first came to the Soviet Union and quickly gained the confidence of Leonid Ilyich. The fact is that the triple kissing is an Arab trad


Dumb Trump: Offers Sub Based Patriot Missile Protection to Lithuania...Ouch! - Veterans Today | News - Military Foreign Affairs Policy

RT/Moscow: The Baltic members of NATO are not safe from Russia, and the alliance should create a new weapon system to counter the threat – a submarine-launched anti-aircraft missile, the president of Lithuania apparently believes.


The Bank of Lithuania is launching a new e-licensing solution

The Bank of Lithuaniahas introduceda new e-licensing tool, which aims to make the submission of information required for an operating license easier and more efficient. This should help to create a more innovation-friendly and competitive environment in the financial sector, as it will streamline th


Lithuanian asks appeals court to reverse extradition ruling

FILE - This 2012 file photo provided by Juozas Valiušaitis shows Neringa Venckiene in Lithuania. Venckiene, a former Lithuanian judge and parliamentarian jailed in Chicago at her homeland's request fears death if she's extradited because she helped expose a network of influential pedophiles in the c


Lithuania urges EU to pressure Belarus over nuclear safety

FILE PHOTO: Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis speaks during a a joint news conference with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (not pictured), in Vilnius, Lithuania January 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins


LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball record dueling triple-doubles in dad's totally legit JBA league

LaVar Ball ended our long, national nightmare by releasing his sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo, from their Facebook-branded exile in Lithuania and telling organized basketball as we know it to fornicate itself by starting his own alternative to the NCAA; the Junior Basketball Association. One look at the


DESICO endorsed by Lithuania’s Ministry of Economy – Desico.io – Medium

DESICO CEO and co-founder Laimonas Noreika (left), Lithuania’s Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius (centre), DESICO co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer Audrius Griškevičius (right)


On Supplementation of the Agenda of the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders, to be held on 23 July 2018

We hereby inform you that by initiative of Ministry of Energy of Republic of Lithuania, who realizes the shareholder rights of the Republic of Lithuania, holding 72.32 percent of total AB Klaipėdos Nafta (hereinafter, the “Company”) shares and according to the decision of the Company’s Board, dated


Agreement with UAB EPSO-G

On 13 July 2018, the board of Lithuania’s natural gas transmission system operator, AB Amber Grid, approved the decision to conclude agreements between the parent company, UAB EPSO-G, (company code 302826889, registered address Gedimino pr. 20, LT-01103 Vilnius, company data stored at the Register