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  • Grybauskaite defends payment cuts to refugees
    be radicalised and pose a threat to our society Grybauskaite said in an interview published on December 10 2015 The president also said that we cannot pay more to refugees that to people of Lithuania Last month Lithuania s social security and labor minister announced the decision to cut the one off settlement payment to refugees to 204 euros from 456 euros It was explained they would also receive the monthly EUR 204 payment only for six months and it would be halved by the seventh month According to Grybauskaite 204 euros is as much as 83 percent of the average pension in Lithuania However United Nations officials and NGOs say refugees will not have time to find their own source of living and will live in poverty after the decision to cut payments to refugees and the time of their payment The first Iraqi family is scheduled to arrive in Lithuania from Greece next week under the European Union s relocation program Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural

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  • Paulauskas - Kremlin has developed a complete propaganda network in Lithuania
    spends on propaganda in Lithuania While stopping short of disclosing the figure Paulauskas said the total comes to hundreds of thousands of euros per year He said that the SSD had provided information on how Lithuanian citizens are recruited to work in propaganda channels As an example he pointed to school students interested in journalism being sent to journalism school in Russia and carrying out propaganda work on their return to Lithuania Paulauskas said the propaganda media channels included the First Baltic Channel three Russian language newspapers and the Baltnews portal There are various institutions and efforts have been made to either establish or buy a radio station This has not worked out yet said Paulauskas However the work is done via paper based media television channels and online news channels A mention of some Anatoliy Ivanov was made whose entire family is working intensively in the field he continued Nevertheless Paulauskas said the Kremlin backed instruments do not enjoy a large audience in Lithuania They are not doing well they are far more successful in Latvia for example They do not have a big audience in Lithuania We looked at the percentage of readers viewers Russian speakers Lithuanians and of course television and shows have more viewers but the percentage of newspaper readers is not big indeed Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit

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  • Outgoing Latvian P.M. - Terror threat lowest in Poland and Baltics
    in many European countries and the terrorist threats are the factors that cause us to show extreme caution The Latvian government on Tuesday approved the prime minister s report to the parliament about national security The report says that complicated international policy developments have put national security in the foreground We can t ignore the international context and developments near our borders in the European Union and the whole world when thinking about the prosperity security and development of our country the report reads Straujuma pointed out that the overall security situation in Latvia is influenced in particular by military conflicts near the EU s external borders Considering the foreign policy developments and challenges created by the international security situation Latvia s internal and external security has become one of the government s priorities in 2016 According to the report the capacity of the National Armed Forces law enforcement agencies as well as the public trust in the ountry and its policies should be strengthened Comments Related Articles U S heavy weaponry to be deployed in Latvia from autumn 2015 Latvia Lumbers Towards Higher Spending on Defence Russia Today requests permission to establish Latvian subsidiary Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Latvian government reaches for guns over health care Crude oil leaks from Latvia s VNT terminal Latvia and China discuss bilateral cooperation Drunk AirBaltic crew sentenced to jail in Norwegian court Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia

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  • RTR Planeta moves to pay-to-view in Lithuania
    Planeta Moreover fees for the packages cannot be lower than the costs incurred by the rebroadcasters The watchdog established that RTR Planeta s November 29 broadcast of Sunday Evening with Vladimir Solovyov was guilty of instigating war and hatred during the discussion of the downing of the Russian SU 24 warplane by Turkish forces This is the first major violation reported since June in Russian language TV channels broadcast in Lithuania In the excerpt of the broadcast played during the commission s meeting Russsian MP Vladimir Zhirinovsky said Turkish people were a nation of wild barbarians adding that Turkey should be brought to its knees by way of military attacks We need an air raid on any part of Turkey the Turkish army must be destroyed said Zhirinovsky The decision is scheduled to come into effect on December 10 after it is published on the commission s website An appeal against the finding may be filed within a month The Lithuanian watchdog had fully banned RTR Planeta s broadcasts from April 13 to July 13 this year The ban was the first of its type in the European Union Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere

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  • Grybauskaite - Gazprom Nord Steam 2 gas project threatens European energy security
    is a threat to the energy security of more than just Ukraine it s a threat to all of Europe Grybauskaite said in a press release circulated on December 8 following her meeting with Hungarian President Janos Ader According to the press release Hungary is also against Russia s plans to construct Nord Stream 2 In September 2015 Gazprom and five other European companies signed a contract on the construction of a joint company New European Pipeline which would implement a 10 billion euro project to develop Nord Stream Lithuania currently operates a liquefied natural gas terminal in its port city of Klaipeda and the terminal receives gas from Norway s Statoil After the United States starts exporting gas in 2016 its first commercial cargo is expected to be directed to Lithuania Mantas Bartuska the CEO of Klaipedos Nafta has said that Nord Stream 2 would not have a direct impact on Lithuania however it causes alarm in Poland which may have to pay a higher price for gas Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers

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    On November 18 2015 Lithuanian leaders congratulated Latvia on its 97th Independence Day In her congratulatory mess Read More Latvia s Parliamentary Speaker gives Independence Day speech During her speech on Latvia s 97th Independence Day the country s parliamentary speaker Inara Murniece said people defend w Read More Estonia urges Russian speakers to adopt Estonian citizenship In a meeting on November 17 between the new ambassador of Russia to Estonia Alexander Petrov and Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas Roiva Read More Estonia s head of defence Paris attacks an assault on European lifestyle According to Lieutenant General Riho Terras the commander of the Estonia s defence forces the Paris terror attacks were an assault on th Read More More than 50 percent of Lithuanians in favour of conscription According to a recent survey carried out by pollster RAIT more than a half of Lithuanian residents have backed the re introduction of conscript Read More Estonia willing to help NATO allies in Syria In a parliamentary speech on November 17 Estonia s Prime Minister Taavi Roivas said the country is ready to help its allies and would Read More Latvian National Alliance calls for suspension of refugee admissions Monday November 16 2015 saw the Latvian National Alliance ask its coalition partners to suspend the admission of refugees to the country follo Read More Previous 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political

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  • Estonian FoMin: Russia and Estonia should cooperate "where possible"
    on Ukraine and the fulfilment of the Minsk agreements as the main areas of discontent The relations between the European Union and Russia changed after the events in Ukraine and the illegal annexation of Crimea both of which undoubtedly impact our bilateral relations said Kaljurand Kaljurand said she disagrees with the suggestion that the Baltic States are setting the EU against Russia The European Union s decision making process is based on a consensus and the point of view of every participant regardless of whether the size of the state is taken into account she said However no one can force an opinion on anyone Estonia and the other Baltic States are equally as involved in all discussions and represent their governments viewpoints I am saying once again that we are talking about a unified policy not the policy of Estonia Latvia Germany or Poland with regard to the EU s policies on Russia Kaljurand said working diplomatic contacts have been established between Estonia and Russia According to Kaljurand political consultations with Russia were conducted in Tallinn in mid November and Estonia hopes to hold consultations on consular issues in 2016 Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an

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  • Lithuania to provide rehabilitation for injured Ukrainian soldiers
    war in Eastern Ukraine The plan is to continue the rehabilitation program for Ukrainian troops next year Asta Galdikaite a spokeswoman for the Defense Ministry told BNS on December 7 The first group of injured soldiers should arrive in January with the total number reaching 50 over the year she continued On November 24 2015 four Ukrainian soldiers came to Lithuania s soldier rehabilitation center in Druskininkai They will remain there until December 22 The initiative is part of the Ukrainian Lithuanian agreement to receive 50 troops for rehabilitation in 2015 In 2014 Lithuania financed the treatment of 43 Ukrainian soldiers and civilians last year The war between Russian supported separatists and Ukrainian Armed Forces forces in Eastern Ukraine started in April 2014 Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing

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