In Lithuania

Thu, 3 Jul 2014, Morozov says cut Lithuanian ties…

The Russian senator noted that if one of the heads of the European Union member states allows herself to make such statements, this means that the position of the whole EU will become stricter. &l...

Thu, 3 Jul 2014, Study shows anti-Semitism still strong…

Sabatauskaite underlined that due to the participation of Lithuanians in the Holocaust, the latter in Lithuania is still regarded as somebody else’s history. To change the situation, a sys...

Wed, 4 Jun 2014, Expect tougher Grybauskaite in second term…

Balcytis did the same. “One has to be the winner, the other has to be the loser. The election campaign was too short for me and I was not able to present my ideas, to talk to everyone,&rdquo...

Thu, 1 May 2014, Support grows for pension increase…

Meanwhile, economists have met such proposals with reserve. A draft law on compensation of pensions cut during the economic crisis was submitted at a Cabinet sitting in mid-Aparil. According to N...

Wed, 2 Apr 2014, All parties in support of power plant…

The agreement emphasizes that the master pipeline should be controlled by the state before the launching of the gas terminal. The document also supports Lithuania’s plans to join the euro ...

Wed, 5 Mar 2014, Citizens resort to popular populist referendums…

While the preparation for the referendum is taking place, the government will have an opportunity to explain to the nation why all the hurry, and if the explanation is plausible, the nation will v...

Wed, 5 Mar 2014, More balance ahead for education…

“In Lithuania there is a lack of a thousand, or several thousand, welders; there is a lack of hundreds of computer specialists. Meanwhile, there is too much social science. Certain correctio...



LITHUANIA is a state in Northern Europe which has borders with Latvia, Russia, Poland and Belarus. Across the Baltic Sea lies Sweden and Denmark. Lithuania covers around 65 thousands square kilometers. The only official language in Lithuania is Lithuanian. Lithuania as a state is a parliamentary republic with internal division of 60 municipalities. The capital of Lithuania is Vilnius. Lithuania is a member of NATO, and the European Union and the Council of Europe. In 2009, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture and Lithuania celebrated the millennium of its name.

Gene Zolotarev about financial system of EU and Baltics