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I am thankful that all four of my grandparents immigrated to the United States from Lithuania. From that, I was blessed to have wonderful parents who made the wise decision to raise four of us in Highland, where I had a memorable childhood and education. I'm grateful for Inland Steel (Arcelor Mittal

NWI.COM - 2017-11-23 18:00:00

Pope Francis to visit 3 Baltic nations next year

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - Pope Francis is planning a visit to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia next year, when the three Baltic nations celebrate their 100th anniversaries. Janis Siksnis, an adviser to Latvia's president, confirmed it to The Associated Press on Thursday, saying no other details were y

WBTW.COM - 2017-11-23 10:26:25

Ksistof Lavrinovic: "I wasn't expecting to play for Lithuanian NT again"

The national team career of Ksistof Lavrinovic is coming full circle. There was little hesitation when the power forward received a call from Lithuania head coach Dainius Adomaitis to inquire about the possibility of seeing Lavrinovic in the national team again for the games against Kosovo and Polan

EUROHOOPS.NET - 2017-11-23 16:30:29

Tender offer for AB AB "Rokikio sris" shares

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-11-23 13:08 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From November 24, 2017, a mandatory tender offer to buy AB "Rokikio sris"shares (ISIN code LT0000100372) is launched. The closing date for execution of the tender offer is December 07, 2017. The price per share is EUR 2.75. The maximum nu

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-23 15:08:00

GCB 2015/16/17 Released

When finishing up yesterday's post I realized that Transparency International has finished releasing its final version of the Global Corruption Barometer. By far the most interesting indicator is the percentageof people who report paying a bribe in the past 12 months (more precisely, the percentage

THE UNZ REVIEW - 2017-11-23 12:46:11

Victoria Azarenka puts shoes and racquet for auction

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka's racket and sneakers will be put on an international charity auction in Vilnius on 2 December. The Belarusian embassy in Lithuania posted the announcement on its Twitter account recently. "Victoria has offered the racket she used during her games and also h

TENNISWORLDUSA.ORG - 2017-11-22 06:30:35

LKL becomes the first league to sign a partnership agreement with CBA

The Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) reached a major milestone in promoting Lithuanian basketball globally by becoming the first basketball league in the world to sign a partnership agreement with the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). Signed by Remigijus Milasius, the President of LKL, and Ma

EUROHOOPS.NET - 2017-11-22 17:18:18

Story of the week: Cricket lover Motum returns to the heart of hoops: Kaunas

The opening game in Round 9 of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season will see Zalgiris Kaunas host Anadolu Efes Istanbul and Australian forward Brock Motum at Zalgirio Arena. By Nikos Varlas/ varlas@eurohoops.net Motum debuted in the EuroLeague among other successes during his two-year run

EUROHOOPS.NET - 2017-11-22 15:45:07

Meet Lithuania's John Oliver

In a small country like Lithuania, says veteran TV newsman Andrius Tapinas, it's common for public figures to dabble in several different professions. Tapinas himself is a journalist, civic activist, science-fiction writer and, curiously, the world's youngest-ever translator of The Lord of the Rings

OZY - 2017-11-22 05:15:06

Regarding New Members of Supervisory Board of Lietuvos Energija

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-11-22 15:42 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lietuvos Energija, UAB, (hereinafter - the Company) identification code 301844044, registered office placed at vej str. 14, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania. The total nominal value of issued bonds 300 000 000 EUR; ISIN code XS1646530565. To

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-22 17:42:00

Tethys Oil AB: Production update October 2017

Tethys Oil's share of the production, before government take, from Blocks 3&4 onshore the Sultanate of Oman amounted in October 2017 to 374,701 barrels of oil, corresponding to 12,087 barrels of oil per day. Tethys Oil AB, through its wholly owned subsidiary Tethys Oil Block 3 & 4 Ltd, has a 30 per

GLOBENEWSWIRE.COM - 2017-11-22 10:31:00

Holocaust survivor recounts massacre and escape

Source: NBC12 Jay Ipson, an activist, educator and the co-founder and former executive director of the Virginia Holocaust Museum in Richmond, recounted his experience in the Holocaust and how he ended up immigrating to Richmond. Ipson was born in Kovno, Lithuania in 1935. His early years were simple


Butkevicus: "In Klaipeda people are crazy about basketball"

Neptunas is having a hell of the season so far in the Basketball Champions League and Arnas Butkevicus is one of the key players for them. Eurohoops chatted with the player who's getting ready to suit up for the Lithuanian NT. By Stefan Djordjevic/ info@eurohoops.net Neptunas Klaipeda is playing som


Observation status applied to AB Rokikio sris

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-11-21 09:12 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq Vilnius decided to apply observation status to AB Rokikio sris (RSU1L, ISIN code: LT0000100372). AB Rokikio sris informed that the Bank of Lithuania approved the Circular of the Takeover Bid in order to buy out the ordinary register


Vilniaus baldai AB annual audited information for the year 2017

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-11-21 08:15 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Please find the attached Vilniaus Baldai AB audited consolidated and company's financial statements for the year 2017 ended 31 August 2017 with independent auditor's report. Enclosed: 1. Confirmation of responsible persons; 2. Inde


Meet the Iron Lady of Lithuania

One quick look at Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuania's hard-nosed president, and you know she means business. Her stony eyes project pure authority, as does her stern, uncompromising tone - and that's before you realize she's a black belt in karate. Little wonder, then, she's known as Lithuania's "Iron L


Holocaust survivor opens art museum in hometown Vilnius

Vilnius (AFP) - Painter and Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak on Monday opened a museum of his allegorical work inspired by Jewish history in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius, more than half a century after he held his first exhibition as a nine-year-old inside its wartime ghetto. As a boy he was sent to


Culture yields to reality for some Westmoreland County ethnic clubs

Updated 4 minutes ago The Croatians of Yukon have found that serving Mexican food is one way to keep their own culture alive. "Taco Tuesdays" still bring people in to the Croatian Fraternal Union, Lodge 432, but officers worry that the club is going the way of the Eastern European communities tha


Basketball Champions League Round 6 Team of the Week

Basketball Champions League Round 6 is over and as always some players had a really impressive performance. By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net There were behind-the-back passes, buzzer-beating 3-balls and points poured in by super subs in Gameday 6 action of the Basketball Champions League. Bear


US to sell Patriot missile system to Poland

Washington (AFP) - The US State Department said Friday it had approved the sale of a Patriot anti-missile system to NATO ally Poland, a move likely to irk Russia. The State Department said it had notified Congress on November 14 of its approval of the deal, which is worth up to $10.5 billion, and wo