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Small Lithuania's big fears of Russia

Compulsory military service is back in Lithuania, and 4,000 NATO troops are being deployed to the Baltics and Poland - all of which border Russia.

Compulsory military service is back in Lithuania, and 4,000 NATO troops are being deployed to the Baltics and Poland - all of which border Russia.

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"Gazprom should comply with EU competition rules"

Euronews met Marius Juonys, expert on EU competition law. Juonys is based in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and works for Lawin, a business law firm

Euronews met Marius Juonys, expert on EU competition law. Juonys is based in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius and works for Lawin, a business law firm

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"The Russians tried to punish us"

The Lithuanian Energy Minister, Rokas Masiulis, explains why his country invested massively in new energy infrastructures. Euronews met him in the

The Lithuanian Energy Minister, Rokas Masiulis, explains why his country invested massively in new energy infrastructures. Euronews met him in the

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Out with the litas and in with the euro in Lithuania

Real Economy visits Lithuania, to analyse the economic consequences for the last Baltic country to join the euro in January 2015

Real Economy visits Lithuania, to analyse the economic consequences for the last Baltic country to join the euro in January 2015

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NATO calls on Russia to respect Minsk peace agreement

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to respect the Minsk agreement and to pull back its troops. He wants Moscow to use all

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has called on Russia to respect the Minsk agreement and to pull back its troops. He wants Moscow to use all

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Money talks: divided Lithuania prepares to join the euro

On January 1 Lithuania will become the 19th member of the eurozone. The decision to join the single currency sparked fierce debate in the Baltic

On January 1 Lithuania will become the 19th member of the eurozone. The decision to join the single currency sparked fierce debate in the Baltic

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Bonus interview: Vitas Vasiliauskas

Why join the euro? The Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, Vitas Vasiliauskas, explains why Lithuania will introduce the European single

Why join the euro? The Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, Vitas Vasiliauskas, explains why Lithuania will introduce the European single

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Lithuania's first female president sworn in for second term

The first female president of Lithuania has been sworn in for her second five-year term. The ceremony took place on Saturday in Lithuania’s

The first female president of Lithuania has been sworn in for her second five-year term. The ceremony took place on Saturday in Lithuania’s

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Lithuania: Grybauskaite eyes second term in presidential vote

Lithuania’s incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite has been widely tipped to win the country’s presidential election on Sunday, May 11. Opinion

Lithuania’s incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite has been widely tipped to win the country’s presidential election on Sunday, May 11. Opinion

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Young Lithuanians changing their country

“There are people who care about you. Freephone emotional support.” This is one of the small notices that can be found on many of the bridges that

“There are people who care about you. Freephone emotional support.” This is one of the small notices that can be found on many of the bridges that

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President of Lithuania - next EU budget 'very, very hot' issue

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite will chair the European Union from July 1st. As an EU Commissioner in Brussels, before becoming her

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite will chair the European Union from July 1st. As an EU Commissioner in Brussels, before becoming her

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Lithuania votes in General Election

Lithuania’s Social Democrat and Labour opposition parties are looking to consolidate first-round gains in today’s parliamentary election second

Lithuania’s Social Democrat and Labour opposition parties are looking to consolidate first-round gains in today’s parliamentary election second

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Austerity affects the vote in Lithuania

Exit polls suggest Lithuanians have chosen the centre-right government of Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in favour of a left-wing opposition

Exit polls suggest Lithuanians have chosen the centre-right government of Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in favour of a left-wing opposition

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Lithuania election: voters set to pick centre-left coalition

Lithuania’s centre-right government is likely to be voted out in a general election on Sunday. The ex-Soviet state has suffered a sharp fall in

Lithuania’s centre-right government is likely to be voted out in a general election on Sunday. The ex-Soviet state has suffered a sharp fall in

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Protests for Belarusian rights activist

Dozens of people have rallied in the centre of Lithuania’s capital in support of a famed Belarusian human rights activist. Ales Beliatski is

Dozens of people have rallied in the centre of Lithuania’s capital in support of a famed Belarusian human rights activist. Ales Beliatski is