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Lithuania designates Russia as a terrorist country, a global first

The resolution, which passed unanimously, comes a day after Lithuania's foreign minister publicly urged a regime change in Russia.

5/11/2022 12:30:00 AM

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Lithuania protests Russian aggression by banning display of letter 'Z'

Individuals who display the 'Z' symbol following the ban could be fined up to 900 euros ($971), while companies could face fines of 1,500 euros ($1,619).

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Russian can use other letters in other parts of Ukraine so ban all letters

4/20/2022 5:21:00 AM

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Lithuania Cuts Off Russian Gas Imports, Urges EU to Do Same

Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely of gas imports from Russia, apparently becoming the first of the European Union's 27 nations using Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow

4/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

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Lithuania cuts off Russian gas imports, urges EU to do same

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely of gas imports from Russia, apparently becoming the first of the European Union's 27 nations using Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow.

its a big shift but its reality that world cant survive without Russia, Sanctions are not solution of any dispute which have proved by sanctioning on North Korea & Iran
it's one more than 2 million people I thought Lithuania is another city.

4/3/2022 5:33:00 PM

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Lithuania Cuts Off Russian Gas Imports, Urges Rest Of EU To Do Same

The former Soviet republic appears to be the first of the European Union's 27 nations using Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow.

Good for them. Alternative fuels can save nations from depending upon the war criminals for energy and help save the planet at the same time.
Dont beg for help when your people will die... remeber lithuania is a 2nd(almost 3rd) world country.

4/3/2022 5:39:00 PM

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Lithuania Cuts Off All Russian Gas Imports

Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely of gas imports from Russia and that it's the first of the European Union’s 27 nations using Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow

4/3/2022 5:30:00 PM

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Lithuania says it has stopped importing gas from Russia.

Although tiny, Lithuania is the largest economy in the Baltic States and a eurozone member, giving the decision significance to European nations. “If we can do it, the rest of Europe can do it too,” the president said.

Lithuania Hero’s of Liberty & Freedom on the War against War Criminal Vladimir.
I'd appreciate if you care my Ukrainian friend's message below. Please share, for some people in Europe,Japan,USA... please text them. And ask to watch this videos. I can't describe the pain I'm feeling right now. Bucha is about 20km from center of Kiev.

4/3/2022 1:31:00 AM

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Lithuania, a Vulnerable NATO Link, Readies for Putin

The mood is tense in Lithuania, one of the three small Baltic States and NATO members that spent half of the 20th century under Soviet rule

3/14/2022 8:35:00 PM

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'Tsunami of goodwill': Ukrainian orphans welcomed in Lithuania shelters

Forty-four children from an orphanage in eastern Ukraine settled in Lithuanian Trakai resort last week, after a 36-hour bus journey through bombed country.

3/11/2022 10:00:00 PM

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Secretary of State Blinken Tells NATO Ally Lithuania ‘an Attack on One Is an Attack on All'

Secretary of State Blinken Tells NATO Ally Lithuania ‘an Attack on One Is an Attack on All'

3/7/2022 7:31:00 PM

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Calls for NATO no-fly zone in Ukraine 'irresponsible', Lithuania PM says

Calls for NATO no-fly zone in Ukraine 'irresponsible', Lithuania PM says

3/4/2022 3:15:00 PM

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Lithuania closes its airspace to Russian airlines, ending direct flights to Kaliningrad exclave

Lithuania closes its airspace to Russian airlines, ending direct flights to Kaliningrad exclave

2/27/2022 2:05:00 AM

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Ukraine invasion: Germany prepares to 'disconnect Russia from SWIFT' Lithuania president says

Ukraine invasion: Germany prepares to 'disconnect Russia from SWIFT' Lithuania president says

2/27/2022 12:00:00 AM

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Lithuania declares state of emergency after Russia invades Ukraine

Once ruled from Moscow but now part of NATO and the European Union, Lithuania borders Belarus and the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad.

2/24/2022 5:48:00 PM

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Poland and Lithuania say Ukraine deserves EU candidate status due to 'current security challenges'

Poland and Lithuania say Ukraine deserves EU candidate status due to 'current security challenges'

2/23/2022 11:25:00 PM

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When Coach K Took on Australia and Lithuania—and Kobe and LeBron

He had already won three NCAA titles when he was handed a more global challenge: learn to manage and motivate superstar talent, and return U.S. basketball to international dominance.

2/18/2022 4:00:00 AM

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Britain joins EU-China WTO challenge over Lithuania

Britain joins EU-China WTO challenge over Lithuania

2/8/2022 1:20:00 AM

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Germany, Lithuania in talks for extra troops to boost NATO’s eastern flank

Berlin mulls to send additional soldiers to Lithuania and the two countries are negotiating details of reinforcements, says German defence minister.

2/6/2022 4:31:00 AM

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Senior U.S. official to visit Lithuania in show of support over Chinese 'coercion'

Senior U.S. official to visit Lithuania in show of support over Chinese 'coercion'

1/29/2022 8:55:00 AM

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EU sues China at WTO over Lithuania bullying

Lithuania has faced a months-long campaign of intimidation from Beijing for strengthening its ties with Taiwan.

1/27/2022 9:52:00 PM

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EU Takes China to WTO Over Lithuania Trade Restrictions

The European Union alleges trade restrictions were placed on the small Baltic country after it allowed Taiwan to open a representative office in Vilnius under a name that suggests it is separate from China.

1/27/2022 12:30:00 PM

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Analysis: German big business piles pressure on Lithuania in China row

Lithuania is under pressure from German companies to back down in a dispute with China to end a blockade of the Baltic state, as European trade officials struggle to defuse the row, people familiar with the matter said.

1/21/2022 9:44:00 AM

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As China bullies Lithuania, EU steps back but Taiwan steps in

Taiwan's government announced Wednesday that it would create a $200 million fund to invest in Lithuania's economy, boost bilateral trade, and send an expert team to help the tiny Baltic nation stand up its own semiconductor industry.

1/7/2022 6:24:00 AM

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As China bullies Lithuania, EU steps back but Taiwan steps in

Taiwan is stocking up on Lithuanian rum and promising big investments.

1/7/2022 3:09:00 AM

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China lashes out at US over support for Lithuania | AP News

China has lashed out at the United States over its support for the European nation of Lithuania in its feud with Beijing over relations with Taiwan.

1/6/2022 1:10:00 PM

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Opinion | Lithuania Is the ‘Canary’ of World Order

Russia and China are ganging up on the small Baltic state as they test U.S. and EU resolve.

12/30/2021 2:00:00 AM

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Poland, Lithuania urge stronger Russian sanctions amid troop buildup at Ukrainian border

Ukraine has made similar requests of its allies recently as U.S. intelligence says around 70,000 Russian troops are near the country's border with Ukraine.

12/21/2021 7:28:00 AM

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Lithuania to ask European leaders for help against China after diplomats pull out

Lithuania to ask European leaders for help against China after diplomats pull out

12/16/2021 3:05:00 PM

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Lithuania evacuates its embassy in China

It is the worst diplomatic crisis between China and a European state in decades

12/16/2021 3:09:00 AM

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EXCLUSIVE Lithuania braces for China-led corporate boycott

China has told multinationals to sever ties with Lithuania or face being shut out of the Chinese market, a senior government official and an industry body told Reuters, dragging companies into a dispute between the Baltic state and Beijing.

12/9/2021 11:07:00 AM

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Sergei Loznitsa Discusses IDFA Winner ‘Mr. Landsbergis’ and the Liberation of Lithuania

Sergei Loznitsa Discusses IDFA Winner ‘Mr. Landsbergis’ and the Liberation of Lithuania

11/28/2021 11:27:00 PM

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China reduces ties with Lithuania in Taiwan spat

China has reduced its official relations with Lithuania to below ambassador level after Taiwan, the island democracy that Beijing claims as part of its own territory, was allowed to open a representative office in the Baltic nation.

11/21/2021 9:12:00 AM

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China warns Lithuania, European officials over Taiwan row

China warns Lithuania, European officials over Taiwan row

10/30/2021 4:05:00 PM

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Lithuania calls for new of EU migration pact, fence to stand up to Belarus

Lithuania calls for new of EU migration pact, fence to stand up to Belarus

10/22/2021 3:25:00 PM

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Lithuania looks to ban 'untrustworthy' phones after Chinese censorship concerns

Lithuania looks to ban 'untrustworthy' phones after Chinese censorship concerns

9/24/2021 11:50:00 PM

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Lithuania urges its people to throw away Chinese phones over censorship fears

An assessment by Lithuania's Defense Ministry found a remote censorship function could block phrases such as 'free Tibet' and 'long live Taiwan independence.'

9/22/2021 10:26:00 PM

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Lithuania advises people to dump Chinese smartphones on privacy grounds

The Lithuanian defence ministry claims Chinese smartphones are compromised with built-in censorship elements which can allow the manufacturers to periodically store and send personal data.

9/22/2021 5:15:00 PM

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Belarus deliberately pushes migrants to Lithuania: EU claims

Belarus is accused of pushing migrants to the Lithuanian border in retaliation of the EU sanctions imposed in June

8/19/2021 7:15:00 PM

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Sherman stresses U.S. support for Lithuania against 'coercive' China

Sherman stresses U.S. support for Lithuania against 'coercive' China

8/14/2021 4:30:00 AM

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China and Russia should team up to 'punish' Lithuania, says Beijing media

China's state-owned Global Times has continued its campaign against Lithuania following a decision to allow a de facto Taiwan embassy in Vilnius.

8/12/2021 3:24:00 PM

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EU crisis meeting to discuss surge of migrants from Belarus to Lithuania

EU crisis meeting to discuss surge of migrants from Belarus to Lithuania

8/6/2021 8:30:00 PM

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Norway, Lithuania swap J&J, Pfizer vaccines to speed up inoculation

Norway, Lithuania swap J&J, Pfizer vaccines to speed up inoculation

7/21/2021 10:30:00 PM

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Rowing-Russia withdraws quadruple sculls team, Lithuania to get spot

Rowing-Russia withdraws quadruple sculls team, Lithuania to get spot

7/18/2021 10:30:00 AM

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Lithuania accuses Belarus of 'mass revenge' over EU sanctions as migrants flood country

'This is an extreme situation. This is not a normal migration... It is a hybrid war against us, so the response must be adequate,' said Interior Minister Agne Bilotaite

7/15/2021 4:32:00 AM

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Lithuania says Belarus using refugees as 'political weapon'

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis accused Belarus of using refugees as a ‘political weapon,’ and said that the EU should consider imposing more sanctions on Minsk

7/12/2021 6:20:00 PM

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Lithuania toughens Belarus border with razor wire to bar migrants

Lithuania toughens Belarus border with razor wire to bar migrants

7/10/2021 8:30:00 AM

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Lithuania begins building barrier on border with Belarus to block migrants

Lithuania begins building barrier on border with Belarus to block migrants

7/9/2021 2:10:00 PM

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Lithuania asks Turkey to help it identify migrants from Belarus

Lithuania asks Turkey to help it identify migrants from Belarus

7/7/2021 8:20:00 PM

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Lithuania to build barrier on Belarus border to stop migrants, says PM

Lithuania to build barrier on Belarus border to stop migrants, says PM

7/7/2021 3:40:00 PM

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Lithuania declares emergency due to migration from Belarus

European Union member Lithuania has declared a state of emergency due to an influx of migrants from neighboring Belarus in the last few days

7/6/2021 3:19:00 AM

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