LithuaniaLatest news regarding the land of the lietuviai

  • Lithuania Looks Ahead, With One Eye on RussiaChurch bells tolled amid celebrations across Lithuania today as the country marked 100 years since it declared independence from Russia. The presidents of Germany, Poland, Finland, and Ukraine, the Crown Princess of Sweden, and top EU officials took part in the festivities, The Associated Press reports . — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:37:29 GMT (via Transitions Online)
  • Lithuania Celebrates Centenary Of IndependenceFlags of Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia during a flag-raising ceremony next to the Presidential Palace during the country's centenary celebration in Vilnius on February 16. Lithuania celebrates the centenary of its independence on February 16 with European leaders and royals on hand for festivities in the small Baltic nation. "At the start of the last century, we looked forward with great hope to any sign of support," President Dalia Grybauskaite said at a ceremony in the snowy capital, Vilnius. — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:50:45 GMT (via Weekday Magazine)
  • Lithuania celebrates centenary of Independence Act signingEuropean leaders and royals gathered Friday in Lithuania, which is celebrating the centenary of its independence declaration with festivities and church bells tolling across the small Baltic nation. President Dalia Grybauskaite says "we got our statehood back," adding Lithuanians will continue making a country that is "safe and prosperous." — Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:45:22 GMT (via Houston Chronicle)
  • Azerbaijani president congratulates Lithuanian counterpartNews selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector CONTACT US E-MAIL: PHONES: + 994 12 437-12-68 Aybeniz Askerova: +994 50 677-42-28 "On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I extend my cordial congratulations to you and the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the Republic of Lithuania," President Aliyev said in his congratulatory letter. — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:52:42 GMT (via Trend)
  • Lithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the lastIT TOOK Thomas Mann just a few days to fall for the Curonian Spit. The "indescribable beauty" of this geographical oddity, a skinny stretch of land curving from Lithuania's west coast to what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so enthralled the German author and his wife during a holiday in 1929 that they decided to build a summer house on its coast. — Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:48:21 GMT (via The Economist)
  • The BYU international basketball tracker: Fredette, Abouo provide huge scoring nights in key wins... a night. Davies has had some of his best performances of the season in the last couple weeks for the top team in Lithuania's LKL. He set new EuroLeague highs in points and assists in a matchup with Khimki Moscow and had a really nice showing in a ... — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:21:00 GMT (via Deseret News)
  • CORRECTION: Reporting dates in 201821, LT-26108 ElektrA-nai, Republic of Lithuania. The total number of registered ordinary shares issued by company is PricewaterhouseCoopers UAB has informed the Company that the Auditor's report on 2017 financial statements of the Company will be presented on 28th February, 2018. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:09:59 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • Lithuanian coach praises LiAngelo Ball, defends LaMelo after rare winlonzowire.usatoday.comSunday was a landmark day for LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball. LaVar Ball's youngest boys both got their first start in Lithuanian League play, and Prienu Vytautas snapped a nine-game league losing streak with a 97-95 win over Siauliai. — Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:02:43 GMT (via Yahoo!)
  • From darkness to the lightA RED ROSE is pictured during the March of the Living to honor Holocaust victims in Paneriai, near Vilnius, Lithuania, in 2012.. This year, while Israel is celebrating 70 years of modern statehood, Lithuania is celebrating 100 years of restored independence. — Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:39:47 GMT (via Jerusalem Post)
  • Grodno-Azot set to boost export via Klaipeda portBelarusian nitrogen fertilizer producer Grodno Azot intends to boost the flows of freight via Lithuania and its Klaipeda port, informs LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:26:40 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Jonavicius: Latvian PM's visit in Belarus may affect Lithuania's Klaipeda portThe Latvian prime minister's visit in Belarus may consolidate Latvia's chances of getting the biggest share of Belarusian freight at the expense of the Lithuanian Klaipeda port, says Laurynas Jonavicius, lecturer at the Vilnius University's International Relations and Political Science Institute, informs LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:29:02 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Klaipeda port posts 4% growth in January cargo traffic y-o-yCargo traffic at the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda grew to 3.881 million tons in January 2018, up 13.9% from 3.406 million tons in the same month last year, informs LETA/BNS.... — Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:01:01 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Kauno Tiltai, ABB to revamp Ignalina NPP, Utena substations for EUR 29 mlnSubstations of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and the Utena transformers, which are crucial for electricity network synchronization with continental Europe, will be reconstructed by road and bridge construction company Kauno Tiltai and Sweden's energy and automation technologies concern ABB for nearly 29 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.... — Fri, 09 Feb 2018 14:06:52 GMT (via City Paper's Baltics Worldwide)
  • Convocation of Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Litgrid Ab... 1. To approve creation of a fixed asset (optimisation of electricity transmission grid in the Northern Lithuania and preparation for synchronous operation with the energy system in the continental Europe), and enter into a contract of purchase of ... — Fri, 09 Feb 2018 08:32:40 GMT (via GlobeNewswire)
  • SOCAR becoming one of major fuel oil exporters from BalticsNews selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector CONTACT US E-MAIL: PHONES: + 994 12 437-12-68 Aybeniz Askerova: +994 50 677-42-28 Azerbaijan's state oil company SOCAR is becoming one of the largest exporters of fuel oil from Baltic ports to world markets, a source in the country's oil and gas market told Trend. "SOCAR buys products from the Belarusian state oil company BNK and exports those products from Latvia's Ventspils and Lithuanian Klaipeda ports. — Thu, 08 Feb 2018 04:34:24 GMT (via Trend)
  • On Holocaust distortion, Poland is the 'tip of the iceberg,' Nazi hunter says... now awaits final confirmation by President Andrzej Duda, he said, when it has never chastised such countries as Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Ukraine, Croatia and Hungary, which played a more active role aiding the Nazis in their genocide of the Jews ... — Mon, 05 Feb 2018 21:57:23 GMT (via The Times of Israel)
  • Liudas Mock?nas / Arnas Mikalkenas / Hakon Berre: PlungedRecorded at the 2014 Vilnius Jazz Festival by a band comprising two Lithuanians and a Norwegian, which was one of the standouts of the 2017 Vilnius Mama Jazz Festival , Plunged proves an unexpected delight. Of the three participants, reedman may be less well known but confirms himself as equally talented. — Mon, 05 Feb 2018 08:55:26 GMT (via All About Jazz)
  • Azerbaijan's participation in "Viking" to enable cargo flow from other regions... for Azerbaijan in terms of new transit flows. "This year the project will celebrate 15- year anniversary. Lithuania, Belarus and Ukraine remain the main parts of the project, but the new flows from the other countries are expected," the source said. ... — Mon, 05 Feb 2018 04:57:52 GMT (via Trend)
  • LiAngelo Ball Hits 6 3-Pointers, LaMelo Scores 19 in BC Vytautas' Blowout LossLiAngelo Ball and LaMelo Ball combined for 44 points Sunday as Vytautas Prienu suffered a 118-96 loss to Lithuanian Basketball League leaders Zalgiris Kaunas at Prienai Arena. The lopsided defeat dropped BC Prienai to 4-18, two games worse than any other LKL team, as the Ball brothers' hyped debut last month has yet to yield significant team success. — Sun, 04 Feb 2018 18:37:53 GMT (via BleacherReport)
  • Belarusians Honored Kastus Kalinouski's Memory In VilniusOn February 1, 2018, on the 155th anniversary of the uprising and on the eve of the 180th anniversary of the leader of the uprising, our national hero, Kastus Kalinouski , the delegation of the Razam Solidarity Movement, consisting of Viachaslau Siuchyk, Ihar Lial'kou and Alena Talstaya , visited Vilnius to honor the memory of the rebels, Radio Racyja reports. The memorial event began near the Cross on Lukishki, and gathered representatives of three peoples who rebelled against the Russian imperialism 155 years ago - Belarusians, Lithuanians and Ukrainians. — Fri, 02 Feb 2018 15:47:25 GMT (via Charter97)

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