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Lithuania Disagrees With Germany – OpEd

German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited Lithuania last week. This country always was a reliable partner. Germany supported Lithuania on its way to the European Union and NATO. According to DW, today Germany is Lithuania’s third-largest foreign investor, with 500 of its companies providing over 17,00


Hella opens new electronics plant in Lithuania

Hella, the lighting and electronics specialist, has opened a new plant in Lithuania. Based in the Lithuanian Kaunas region, the new facility will serve the rising demand for electronics components in the European market. The production focus will initially be on lighting electronics components, but


- Kaunas, Lithuania to Tel Aviv, Israel for only €33 roundtrip

Non-stop flights from Kaunas, Lithuania to Tel Aviv, Israel for only €33 roundtrip.


Lithuania Says Walmart Has Agreed To Stop Selling Soviet-Themed T-Shirts

© Bloomberg via Getty ImagesRolandas Krisciunas, Lithuania’s ambassador to the U.S., had urged Walmart to take action earlier this month.


Lithuania Violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

DELFI, the major Internet portal in the Baltic States providing daily news, stated on September 10th that the number of emigrants from Lithuania exceeded migration numbers by 1,000 in August. Shocking statistics shows that the country has registered a negative migration balance. Some 4,382 people le


Lithuania hopes Pope Francis will bring hope for the future

According to his schedule he will spend time in Vilnius and Kaunas in Lithuania, in Riga and Aglona in Latvia, and in Tallinn in Estonia.All three nations are celebrating their 100th anniversaries having declared their independence from Russia in 1918 before being incorporated into the Soviet Union


Russia 'Congratulates' Lithuania After Walmart Ends Sale Of T-Shirts Featuring Soviet Symbols

Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs took to Twitter on Wednesday to congratulate Lithuania’s minister of foreign affairs on the “important matter of t-shirts” after Walmart reportedly said they would no longer sell clothing featuring Soviet imagery.Children play with a Soviet-era machine gun during


Gonzaga adds to 2019 recruiting class with wing from Lithuania

Gonzaga’s latest international recruit, Martynas Arlauskas, adds to the program’s already impressive 2019 class.


Startup WiseGuys Are Coming to Lithuania

Formed off the back of Wise Guys, an Estonian investment company founded in 2012, the company has continued to focus on early-stage technology companies primarily around the central and eastern European region. Their investment potential has also continued to grow through the ongoing developments of


Lithuania: Ieva Zasimauskaite launched Eurovision Afterparty concert

Lithuaniamay be the only Baltic nation to have not managed a Eurovision victory, but they have found a way to host some Eurovision magic. Broadcaster LRT and Lithuania’s 2018 singer Ieva Zasimauskaitėhave launched the arena concertEurovision Afterparty, due to take place on December 16.


Three Baltic states once in Russia’s shadow prepare to welcome Pope Francis

Pope John Paul II prays in 1993 at the Hill of Crosses in Siauliai, Lithuania. Pope Francis will make the same three-nation visit, stopping at a number of the same places as his saint-predecessor. (CNS photo/Arturo Mari, L'Osservatore Romano)


Lithuania books World Cup ticket, Croatia and Slovenia missing the train | Eurohoops

The first “Window” of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers is over and there’s no small amount of European teams that already checked a place in the World Championship. After Greece, some more national teams won, and one even advanced, in a dramatic fashion…


Lithuania qualified to the World Cup, Spain survived Latvia - TalkBasket.net

Mantas Kalnietis’ three-pointer, with five seconds to go, gave Lithuania the victory (95-93) and the qualification to the World Cup.


Mantas Kalnietis sends Lithuania to World Cup | Eurohoops

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Walmart Stops Selling Soviet Merch After Countries Call Out Apparel for Promoting 'Horrific Crimes'

According to theAssociated Press, a group of lawmakers from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania sent letters to Walmart executives, demanding that they remove the offensive apparel.


The Melodica Men Travel to Lithuania

BM ’13, MM ’15, Bass Trombone) and Tristan Lane Clarke (’12, Trumpet) – performed a concert in Vilnius, Lithuania on August 30, 2018 as part of the Accordion Music Week. The concert featured their arrangements of both classical and popular pieces, the world premiere of a piano composition by Buono,


Walmart agrees to stop selling Soviet-themed shirts after outrage from Baltic countries - NY Daily News

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Walmart has agreed to remove shirts with Soviet emblems from its online shop after three Baltic countries complained about the clothing, Lithuanian authorities said Tuesday.Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania were forcibly annexed by Moscow in 1940 and remained part of the Soviet Uni


Walmart Pulls Soviet-Themed Shirts After Lithuania Objects

Lithuanians have little fondness for Russia. Memories of decades of brutality linger, even more than a quarter century after the fall of the Soviet Union.So a Walmart T-shirt with a hammer and sickle emblem was never likely to be a best seller there.Now, it’s not being sold at all.Lithuanian officia


Lithuania's Maxima raises 300 million on capital markets - Emerging Europe

“The successful completion of this offering is a historical step for Maxima Grupė,” said Dalius Misiūnas, chairman of the Maxima board and CEO of Maxima Grupė.


Pope to pay tribute to Baltic freedom amid abuse crisis - Breitbart

Behind the Iron Curtain, the Catholic Church played a key role in the non-violent anti-Soviet resistance, especially in Lithuania, the only Catholic-majority country of the three.