lithuanian news

October 12, 2017

Lithuania hikes defense budget to meet NATO target

  VILNIUS – Lithuania said Wednesday it would raise its defense spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year to meet a NATO […]
October 11, 2017

“The Saint” movie is #1 at Lithuanian cinemas for 2 weeks

VILNIUS – Andrius Blaževičius’ drama The Saint / Šventasis remained in first place for its second week in release in Lithuania, where it opened at the end of […]
October 11, 2017

Lithuania to raise minimum wage

VILNIUS – The monthly minimum wage in Lithuania is to rise to 400 euros (473.6 U.S. dollars) as of Jan. 1 next year, the Baltic country’s […]
October 10, 2017

Was Christopher Columbus a grandson of a Lithuanian Grand Duke?

VILNIUS – The Portuguese historian Manuel Rosa explained in his book ‘Colon. The Untold Story’ a new thesis about the origins of the discoverer of America […]