September 17, 2018

Merkel, in Vilnius, vows to keep sanctions on Russia, but defends Nord Stream (Updated)

BNS 9/14/2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Vilnius on Friday that the European Union would maintain its sanctions against Russia until progress had been made […]
September 17, 2018

Lithuania won’t appeal EU commission’s decision in Gazprom probe – energy minister

BNS 9/14/2018 Lithuania will not appeal against the European Commission’s decision in its probe against Russia’s gas giant Gazprom as this would not bring much benefit […]
September 16, 2018

Japanese diplomat’s son finds forged ‘visas for life’ in Lithuanian archives

BNS 9/11/2018 The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State Archives […]
September 16, 2018

MPs back presidential veto of lower threshold for dual citizenship referendum

BNS 9/12/2018 The Lithuanian parliament upheld on Tuesday President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s veto of amendments lowering the yes-vote threshold for a dual citizenship referendum. The Seimas last […]