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#JunckerPlan – Better access to finance for small businesses in Baltic countries

#JunckerPlan – Better access to finance for small businesses in Baltic countries

| February 26, 2019

The Investment Plan for Europe, or Juncker Plan, is backing a €10 million guarantee agreement signed between the European Investment Bank and the financing company Capitalia, active in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This guarantee agreement is supported by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Juncker Plan, and by the Employment […]

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#Trump buys #Lithuania, EU cannot stop it

#Trump buys #Lithuania, EU cannot stop it

| February 6, 2019

US President Donald Trump is no doubt a successful businessman who rules his country as if it is a huge enterprise. And this kind of management, to his mind, should lead to success. And very often it really works. As a wise leader he uses different tools to reach his goals. Thus, the most cunning […]

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Commission approves support for production of electricity from renewable energy sources and for electro-intensive users in #Lithuania

Commission approves support for production of electricity from renewable energy sources and for electro-intensive users in #Lithuania

| January 9, 2019

The European Commission has approved, under EU state aid rules, a measure to support the production of electricity from renewable energy sources and a measure to support electro-intensive users in Lithuania. In 2012, Lithuania set up a scheme to support producers of electricity from renewable energy sources. Today, the Commission approved aid granted under this […]

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2019: A difficult political year in #Lithuania

2019: A difficult political year in #Lithuania

| January 4, 2019

2019 will be a big political year in Lithuania, with elections in national focus. Lithuania will hold presidential, municipal and European Parliament elections this year, writes Viktors Domburs.   Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite in her traditional New Year congratulation message was very restrained and short-spoken. She clearly understands that she did nothing outstanding to be […]

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Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

Commission disburses aid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria following natural disasters

| October 19, 2018

Four member states hit by natural disasters in 2017 – Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria – will shortly receive a total amount of €34 million of aid from the EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF), following approval of the Commission’s proposal by Parliament and Council. Regional Policy Commissioner Corina Creţu (pictured) said: “We had promised not to […]

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Parliament approves €34m in #EUAid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria

Parliament approves €34m in #EUAid to #Greece, #Poland, #Lithuania and #Bulgaria

| September 17, 2018

EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF) aid worth €34 million, to help reconstruction in Greece, Poland, Lithuania and Bulgaria after natural disasters in 2017, has been approved by MEPs. The aid includes €16,918,941 for repairs and reconstruction in Lithuania after continuous rainfall throughout the summer and autumn of 2017 caused floods that damaged drainage systems, dams and […]

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#Lithuania violates Universal Declaration of Human Rights

#Lithuania violates Universal Declaration of Human Rights

| September 12, 2018

DELFI, which is the major Internet portal in the Baltic States providing daily news, stated on 10 September that the number of emigrants from Lithuania exceeds that of immigrants by 1,000 in August, writes Adomas Abromaitis. Shocking statistics shows that the country has registered a negative migration balance. Some 4,382 people left Lithuania in August. Thus, […]

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