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  • Lithuania refuses Belarus use of Krunonis Pumped Storage Plant
    capacity According to a Lithuanian Energy Ministry spokesman Mantas Dubauskas the country s ministries for Foreign Affairs and Energy have recently received a letter from its Belarusian counterpart which requested Lithuania to provide Belarus with access to the pumped storage hydropower plant in the future According to Mantas Dubauskas Lithuania replied this week that there was no such possibility We have informed the Belarusian ministry that the Lithuanian market is fully liberalised he said It functions in accordance with the requirements of the European Union s Third Energy Package that electricity is traded on free market principles and in accordance with EU regulations Based on that ruling all electricity must be traded on exchange and there are no possibilities for reserving capacity for electricity transmission via power interconnections with third countries 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

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  • Kremlin blasts Baltic States over "massive human rights violations"
    and dangerous tradition said Naryshkin For example the accommodation of neo Nazi movements and the shameful unwillingness to pay attention to massive human rights violations in the Baltic republics The notorious and odious non citizenship institution applied to hundreds of thousands of people in Latvia and Estonia belongs to the same category Naryshkin s comments came at a meeting entitled 20 Years in the Council of Europe Lessons and Prospects According to Naryshkin this approach undermines the fundamental values and principles of the Council of Europe The Russian Federation joined the Council of Europe in 1995 Back then Russia did not see the Council of Europe as a certain entrance hall of the European Union although we can feel that some of our political opponents would probably agree to such a humiliating position of the Council of Europe he said At the same time Russia has no right to isolate itself or to wait until the problems vanish by themselves Quite the opposite we should build new routes of cooperation and interaction with the Council of Europe and energetically use European legal and judicial instruments to protect the interests and rights of our citizens and our compatriots living in European countries 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

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  • Lithuania to host 2015 Baltic Trail electronic music gathering
    Vaiper Despotin told Music Export Fund We all come from the same post Soviet Bloc but we re all on different trajectories so it s a matter of exchange It s important for any small market scene and even more important for developing countries like Lithuania In these gatherings it changes the flow of things and focuses on the small group approach This makes sense for the bigger picture if we get to know our close neighbours now we can then understand the rest of the world in the long term Baltic Trail 2015 will see Lithuania represented by Miša Skalskis from indie band Without Letters Ernestas Kaušylas of Brokenchord and Pijus Meižis who is best known for his collaborations with MC Mesijus under the name of Münpauzn The Latvian team consists of visual artist Mārtiņš Zutis producer DJ W3C and multi instrumentalist Jānis Ruņģis Estonia will be represented by experimental singer and songwriter Anneliis Kits who will be accompanied by folk innovator Meister Jaan A series of lectures will also be hosted by Lithuanian producer Domas Strupinskas Estonian sound artist and composer John Grzinich and Icelandic visual artist Gunnhildur Baltic Trail started in August 2013 with the first event taking place in Liepāja Latvia This article was first published by Music Export Fund on November 11 2015 Comments Related Articles Vilnius gets vision Gingerbread Mania 2015 Latvian State Choir launches ambitious project for nation s centenary Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles ARTS EVENTS GUIDE Estonia A nation shaped by the sea The Capital of Empty Spaces Dealing with the shrinking of the Great Baltic City Italian Riga s Casa Nostra restaurant Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with

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    with wind tunnels RIGA Latvia s Aerodium is building seven vertical wind tunnels in different countries of the world this year said Aerodium Technologies Read More Crude oil leaks from Latvia s VNT terminal VENTSPILS Some 500 liters of crude oil leaked from a disused oil pipeline of Ventspils Naftas Terminals VNT a company based in the northwes Read More Latvian health care trade union starts planning strike RIGA The Latvian Trade Union of Health and Social Care Employees LVSADA decided on Tuesday to organize a protest demonstration in front of t Read More Latvija in brief Fencing with Russia Latvia is set to build a 90 kilometer fence along its border with Russia Read More 400 000 euro bail for release of Latvian Railway s ex head posted RIGA Ugis Magonis the former head of Latvijas Dzelzcels LDz Latvian Railway who was arrested in August on suspicions of graft will be rel Read More Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally TALLINN Protestors marched through the Estonian capital last week bearing flags banners and torches of fire part of a 24 hour anti i Read More UK troops headed to Baltics TALLINN Great Britain announced it will station troops in Latvia Lithuania and Estonia to help protect NATO s eastern borders the UK Read More Previous 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 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 cultural events

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  • Latvia's NATO Force Integration Unit inauguration will take place on November 16
    Raimonds Graube Adrian Bradshaw Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe Deputy SACEUR Hans Lothar Domrose Commander of the Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum Manfred Hoffmann Commander of the Multinational Corps Northeast Eriks Naglis Commander of the NFIU in Latvia and other invited guests There will be a press conference held after the ceremony with participation of Bergmanis Graube and Bradshaw During a meeting in February 2015 NATO defence ministers approved the establishment of the first multinational command and control elements NATO Force Integration Units or NFIUs in six Eastern European countries including Latvia On September 1 2015 NFIUs were given a status of military headquarters For the first time in Latvian history a permanent NATO unit will be established The main task of the unit will be to promote rapid and coordinated deployment of Allied forces to the Eastern part of the Alliance if necessary It will also support collective defense planning and help coordinate training and exercises 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

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  • Lithuanian Prime Minister supports introduction of enforced alcohol rehabilitation programme
    Lithuanian families The decision to legalise enforced alcoholism treatment would take around a year to make the Prime Minister said Discussions on enforced alcoholism treatment have been sparked by a recent incident when a local man under the influence of alcohol killed four women in the Lithuanian village of Kraziai 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

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  • Lithuania sends condolences to Germany over ex-chancellor Helmut Schmidt's death
    people Chancellor Schmidt stood out as a mobilising political figure who led his country on the path to economic growth and widespread consolidation According to Grybauskaite Schmidt consistently worked for deeper and more extensive cooperation and he extensively contributed to the creation of a unified Europe She added that after his political career he remained highly responsive to key issues of the state and shared common concerns with Germany and the rest of Europe Schmidt was a wise politician a superb diplomat and most importantly a long standing fighter for democracy in Europe and the whole world wrote Butkevicius in his letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel I deliver my condolences to the family and friends of the former German chancellor as well as his fellows and the entire German nation Schmidt headed the Federal Republic of Germany between 1974 and 1982 During his time in power the FRG grew to be one of the biggest drivers in the global economy He passed away on November 10 2015 at the age of 96 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

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  • Lithuania congratulates Poland on Independence Day
    Duda Almost a hundred years after declaring independence our countries are members of a strong democratic family of European nations and the transatlantic community Membership in the European Union and NATO is not only a guarantee of welfare for our citizens but also of our common values of openness freedom independence and democracy reads the letter published by the President s Office Grauziniene sent her message to Polish Sejm Speaker Malgorzata Kidawa Blonska and Polish Senate Speaker Bogdan Borusewicz In her letter Grauziniene applauded the close Lithuanian Polish cooperation on regional European Union and NATO levels Grauziniene wrote we are interested in continuing to strengthen our partnership mutual support and jointly create a unified safe and prospering region I believe that the cooperation between our parliaments will remain close and will further consolidate the ties between Lithuania and Poland serving as a significant aspect of developing the dialogue between our countries Lithuanian P M Algirdas Butkevicius said in his congratulatory message to his Polish counterpart Ewa Kopacz that active and close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland is crucial for achieving common goals I truly appreciate mutual understanding and dialogue in developing partnership between our states he wrote 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

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