lithuanian news

January 2, 2018

Lithuania’s minimum wage goes up to €400 a month

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s minimum monthly wage rose by 20 euros to 400 euros on January 1, 2018. The minimum had been last increased in July 2016, […]
December 28, 2017

Lithuanian court takes sides in a split among Lithuania’s Jews

VILNIUS – In an unusual move, a Lithuanian court voided the local Jewish community’s April internal elections, challenging the current leadership’s legal authority. The Dec. 21 ruling by […]
December 20, 2017

Lithuania’s border fence with Russia to be completed this week

VILNIUS – Lithuanian border guards say a fence with Russia’s Kaliningrad exclave will be completed this week. Lithuania began building the two-meter wire fence in June. […]
December 17, 2017

Vilnius welcomes its one millionth tourist this year

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s capital city of Vilnius, which surpassed one million tourists for the first time last year, welcomed this year’s millionth traveler on December 14, […]