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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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#Lithuania ‘deserves better life’

#Lithuania ‘deserves better life’

| July 10, 2018

The latest expressive headlines on delfi.lt (the main Lithuanian news portal) such as ‘Gender pay gap increased in Lithuania’, ‘Sudden drop in EU support pushes Lithuania into middle income trap, finmin says’, ‘Lithuanian travellers spent €186.5 million abroad this year’ and ‘Lithuania’s Jan-May budget revenue €14.3m below target’ clearly demonstrate difficult situation in the country. […]

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#BalticStates: Gained dependence

#BalticStates: Gained dependence

| January 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The future of Europe is still uncertain. Though security is the real priority for all countries, each of them understands the process of achieving security on its own. Lithuanian and Latvian authorities have increased political activity preparing for the NATO summit that will take place in Brussels in July 2018, writes Adomas Abromaitis. It is obvious […]

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#Antitrust: Commission fines Lithuanian Railways €28 million for hindering competition on rail freight market

#Antitrust: Commission fines Lithuanian Railways €28 million for hindering competition on rail freight market

The European Commission has fined Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) an amount of €27,873,000 for hindering competition on the rail freight market, in breach of EU antitrust rules, by removing a rail track connecting Lithuania and Latvia. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy said: “Lithuanian Railways used its control over the national rail infrastructure […]

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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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