Tag: Lithuania

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

MEPs from across Europe pledge renewed support for #Holocaust survivors over restitution

On 26 June, MEPs from more than 20 EU member states and five European political groups have backed a pledge to increase support for Holocaust survivors and their families seeking the return of stolen and looted WW2 property. Seventy-one MEPs, representing a wide range of groups from across the political spectrum, issued a joint declaration promising […]

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Fakes and truth in modern #Lithuania politics

Fakes and truth in modern #Lithuania politics

| February 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fake news has become a great problem in our life. Questionable news and lack of clarity can seriously influence society and bring chaos to the minds of ordinary people, writes Adomas Abromaitis.  Last week, a typical event occured in Lithuania. A couple of local Lithuanian media outlets published news report claimed German soldiers raped a […]

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Why I cannot return to #Lithuania

Why I cannot return to #Lithuania

| February 1, 2017 | 10 Comments

I am a Lithuanian, but I live abroad and I am not going back, because the government does not pay attention to its people. According to some authoritative research institutes, during 2017 the Lithuanian population is again projected to decrease (by 45,677 people) and reach 2,758,290 by the beginning of 2018. As of 1 January […]

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#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

#ProjectDiamond begins where #PinkPanther left off

| January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week Europol organized, together with Austria and Switzerland, the first international conference on jewellery robbery and burglary under a new umbrella project entitled ‘Diamond’. Hosted at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the event brought together more than 70 experts from almost all EU Member States, as well as third parties from Europe, Asia, the […]

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#Lithuania risks to lose the future of the Armed Forces

#Lithuania risks to lose the future of the Armed Forces

| November 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

During the last decade the deteriorating political and military situation in the world have proved the necessity of well prepared Armed Forces, writes Adomas Abromaitis. It is obvious that the level of patriotism in Lithuania is high as ever. Many young men are thinking to join the Armed Forces and be useful to the country. […]

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#PostedWorkers: Commission committed to rules that are clear and fair for all workers

#PostedWorkers: Commission committed to rules that are clear and fair for all workers

The European Commission announced today (20 July) that it will go ahead with its revision of the Posting of Workers Directive, the revisions included changes on: the remuneration of posted workers, rules on temporary agency workers, and long-term posting. The proposal sets means that posted workers will benefit from the same rules governing pay and working conditions […]

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Who will secure #Lithuania?

Who will secure #Lithuania?

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The term “security” is a very multifaceted one. But today’s geopolitical situation in Lithuania forces us to think about its military aspect above all, writes Adomas Abromaitis. Our attention is completely absorbed by news about wars, conflicts, military exercises and increasing defence capabilities. An average European reader has no chance to skip this kind of […]

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