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  • Over 30 percent of Lithuanians view government policy as too anti-Russian
    revealed that the public s support for the government s policy toward Russia is stronger in Lithuania than in any other of the countries asked Respondents in the four countries were asked how they viewed the policy of their country s government toward Russia in the context of the Russia Ukraine conflict and Moscow s annexation of Crimea In Latvia 19 percent of those polled supported the government s policy 40 percent viewed it as too anti Russian and 29 percent wished for a firmer stance The respective numbers were 34 percent 32 percent and 21 percent for Estonia and 25 percent 16 percent and 41 percent for Poland TNS Polska surveyed 1 000 people aged 18 to 60 years in Poland Lithuania Latvia and Estonia between August 3 17 The survey was commissioned by the Institute for Public Affairs in Poland and co financed by the Polish Foreign Ministry and the PZU Foundation Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states 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

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    has finally been given the go ahead to put Read More Estonian tourism business faces hard times as Russians choose other destinations MOSCOW The flow of Russian tourists into Estonia has shrunk dramatically over the course of 2015 The depreciation of the Russian ruble the i Read More The extradition of oligarch M Ablyazov to Russia France finally tackled the problem of extradition of oligarch M Ablyazov to Russia The said oligarch specialized in financial frauds that caus Read More Alcohol ban to force layoffs says Lithuanian gas stations VILNIUS With a ban on selling alcohol at Lithuanian gas stations set to come into force next January fuel retailers say they may have t Read More Lithuania unable to seek compensation from cheating carmaker VILNIUS Lithuania will not seek compensation from Volkswagen for environmental damage that resulted from the German carmaker cheating on emiss Read More Enlightened by Africa and somebody above How gifted can a person be There are perhaps just a few things in the world that Gediminas Read More Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset VILNIUS Last Thursday the European Union suspended the majority of sanctions for Belarus noting improving relations after auth Read More Lietuva in brief Grybauskaite advises Israel not to believe Vladimir Putin On her state visit to Israel Lithuanian Pr Read More Previous 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 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 economic business and

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  • Estonian Supreme Court makes progress in Bitcoin trader case
    on his Facebook page that he had received confirmation of progress in the Estonian Supreme Court De Voogd said the Estonian Supreme Court made a preliminary decision in my Bitcoin case It ordered the Estonian Ministry of Finance the Interior Ministry the Estonian Central Bank and the Estonian Financial Supervision Authority to answer several difficult questions From their answers due by January 11th we can see if these Estonian government institutions will double down on their anti Bitcoin attitudes and continue to support the current policy of keeping Bitcoin heavily restricted in Estonia He added this will show the true face of the Estonian state when it comes to dealing with truly disruptive innovation that was not created by the state itself One of the options the Estonian Supreme Court is apparently considering is to refer my case to the European Court of Justice While I am trying not to let my hopes go up I have been disappointed every time by Estonian courts I am starting to have some hope that the Supreme Court may actually protect my human rights and constitutional rights from being abused by the Estonian police The case continues Comments Related Articles Lithuania will host innovation experts and creators from around the globe Transport Ministry Sacks Chairman of Latvian Railways Office launch party of Latvian Asian Chamber of commerce Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Goliath Wind signs 100 million euro deal in India Estonia Merko signs contract on construction of Tallinn tram line extension Russian Roulette the shot of vodka heard round the world Estonia was Europe s biggest exporter of wooden houses in 2014 Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest

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  • Grybauskaite: "Lithuania is becoming safer"
    contribute to the protection of NATO s eastern borders It is a significant strategic project that will benefit the safety and well being of all people of Lithuania In her words the latest generation radars will enhance the anti aircraft defence system and ensure uninterrupted surveillance of the air space which Lithuania must guarantee for the purposes of hosting NATO s air policing mission This will be the latest technology installed in NATO member states she told journalists We will be proud of being able to fully meet our commitments in protecting Lithuania and NATO s Eastern borders The construction of the new radar post will allow full renovation of the infrastructure that will host a new long range radar at the Lithuanian Air Forces Radar Post located in the southern Lithuanian district of Prienao Radar posts will also be renovated in the Ignalina and the Silute districts the presidential office stated According to data provided by Lithuania s Defence Ministry the new NATO standard radars will replace outdated Soviet era long range radars which the Lithuanian Armed Forces currently operate 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

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  • Lithuania calls for more NATO troops
    weaponry and equipment would most effectively ensure regional security in the Baltic States We will seek the enlargement of rotational NATO forces deployed in our region to brigade size or battalion size in each of the Baltic states Olekas was quoted as saying in a statement from the Ministry of National Defence Troops from Belgium Denmark the United States Luxembourg Portugal Hungary and Germany have held joint exercises with their Lithuanian counterparts in Lithuania since spring 2014 The move came as a result of the Kremlin s annexation of Crimea However only company sized contingents of U S troops are regularly deployed to the Baltic states During the meeting with Olekas and Lithuania s Chief of Defence General Jonas Vytautas Zukas Breedlove also discussed the implementation of U S security measures and NATO s Readiness Action Plan in the Baltic region 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

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  • Putin calls for "mutually respectful dialogue" between Moscow and Tallinn
    Putin believes it would facilitate the border treaties agreement between the two countries The Russian President s words came on November 26 while accepting credentials from foreign ambassadors in the Kremlin We are predisposed toward a mutually respectful dialogue with Estonia in the spirit of neighborliness said Putin Better confidence could facilitate the border treaties entry into effect Moscow s position regarding the rights and interests of Russians living in Estonia is also well known he said We proceed from the assumption that they will be strictly observed Putin added Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves has yet to respond November 26 also saw the new ambassador of Estonia to Russia Arti Hilpus present his credentials to Putin Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states 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 area of the Baltic Sea region

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  • Lithuania receives 131,26 million euros for Rail Baltica project
    the joint venture of the three Baltic countries 442 million euros Lithuania will receive 25 362 million euros Moreover Lithuania will receive additional 106 million euros under a separate application filed by the Transport Ministry on behalf of Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai Lithuanian Railways Ricardas Slapsys an aide to transport minister told BNS In line with the agreements RB Rail has received 442 million euros in EU support and Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai 106 million Support earmarked for all four countries Lithuania Latvia Estonia and Poland amounts to 734 million euros the Lithuanian Transport Ministry said Also the ministry reported that Lithuania planned to submit Rail Baltica applications worth a total of 197 6 million euros under the second Connecting Europe Facility call for proposals by February 2016 Lithuania plans to build a European standard gauge railway between Kaunas and the border with Latvia between 2015 2020 The project will run through the Lithuanian town of Panevezys In July 2015 the European Commission said the CEF coordination committee had approved 548 million euros in funding for Rail Baltica 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

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  • Chair of Latvian Parliamentary Committee - Turkey must maintain dialogue with Russia over SU24 incident
    Turkish forces down a Russian warplane near the Turkish Syria border Aboltina said the incident had been discussed at the meeting of NATO ambassadors on Tuesday and Latvian representatives had voiced Latvia s support to Turkey But at the moment it is clearly paramount that Turkey should maintain dialogue with Russia in order to avoid escalation of the situation she said This is what we heard from Washington and Latvia s official position is the same She said officials would be watching further developments in bilateral relations between Turkey and Russia Turkish forces shot down a Russian warplane near the Turkish Syria border on November 24 The two pilots managed to eject from the aircraft However one died Turkey claimed the Russian Su 24 attack aircraft had violated its airspace but the Russian authorities denied the allegations saying that the plane remained in Syrian territory 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 Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic Times

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