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Russians fearing conscription flood across border to Georgia and Mongolia

Yahoo Daily News 27 Sep 2022
Even before Putin announced the call-up, nine European Union countries stopped accepting Russian travel visas, including countries that border Russia, including Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. Meanwhile, Russian and other media reported that flights to neighboring countries ...

Baltic states rule out asylum for Russian draft-dodgers

Beijing News 22 Sep 2022
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis told his nation's media on Wednesday that Lithuania had "neither the goal nor the capacity" to hand out visas to all Russians seeking them for "humanitarian reasons." ... Lithuania's Defense Minister Arvydas Anusauskas cited the ...

Opinion: The Queen's funeral is the hottest ticket on Earth

CNN 17 Sep 2022
Among those reported by various media outlets to be attending will be the leaders of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, countries that have lived in Moscow's shadow, and have urged the world to hold firm against Putin.

Lithuania Deepens Relations With Taiwan Amid China Tensions

Voa News 13 Sep 2022
Lithuania’s new representative office in Taiwan has begun operations although it has yet to physically open its doors due to delays, according to media reports. Lithuania’s representative to Taiwan had only recently finished quarantine procedures and was still preparing the new trade office, local media reported on Tuesday.

Baltic nation to open trade office in Taiwan

Beijing News 12 Sep 2022
Beijing had previously punished Lithuania for allowing Taipei to open a trade office in Vilnius. Lithuania is set to open a trade office in Taiwan this week, according to media reports ... Lithuania allowed the administration of Taiwan to establish a "representative office" in Vilnius last November, against the objections of Beijing.

Baltics agree to seek ways to exclude almost all Russians with Schengen visas

La Prensa Latina 07 Sep 2022
Riga, Sep 7 (EFE).- The three Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania on Wednesday agreed to draft and implement measures severely restricting the entry of Russians with Schengen visas to their countries, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said on social media.

Arms Transfers to Ukraine. Detailed Overview of Deliveries, Timeline

GlobalResearch 06 Sep 2022
six 155mm self-propelled Howitzers, four helicopters, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles Lithuania ... North Macedonia announced they would send soviet-era tanks of an unknown quantity to Ukraine (see media) ... Lithuania announced it would send M113 and M577 armored personnel carriers and ammunition to Ukraine (see media source) ... (See media source.).

More German soldiers arrive in Lithuania to shore up NATO's eastern flank

Press TV 05 Sep 2022
About 100 German soldiers arrived in Lithuania on Sunday after Berlin vowed to shore up ... According to German media, the European country will lead a combat brigade of 3,000 to 5,000 soldiers for Lithuania, with plans to station weapons, ammunition, and command staff on the ground.

Lithuanians remember Gorbachev as the architect of a Bloody Sunday in Vilnius

Irish Independent 31 Aug 2022
Lithuania had declared independence from the USSR – and Mikhail Gorbachev had issued a series of ultimatums, demanding Lithuania back down from such impertinence.After Soviet troops seized control of other mass media in the capital, crowds gathered around the main TV tower.

China’s necessary response to Lithuania’s erroneous acts on Taiwan question ‘legitimate, reasonable and lawful’: FM

People Daily 20 Aug 2022
Lithuania crafted a publicity stunt on Thursday. According to local media, Lithuanian foreign ministry on Thursday summoned China's charge d'affaires Qu Baihua in Vilnius, and demanded that China revoke the sanctions ... China also announced the suspension of cooperation with Lithuania in the field of transportation.

U.S. soldier dies in eastern Europe after falling into river

Killeen Daily Herald 30 Jul 2022
An Army soldier died Thursday in Lithuania after his car fell off a drawbridge into a river, according to European media reports and Army officials ... Soldier died in a vehicle related incident while on temporary duty status in Lithuania on July 28,” said John Tomassi, spokesman for U.S.

Lithuania to open trade office in Taiwan in September amid tension with China

Beijing News 24 Jul 2022
Lithuania is contemplating opening its trade office in Taiwan in September amid growing tensions between Beijing and Vilnius, according to media reports ... According to Chinese media, the suspension of beef imports from Lithuania will not affect the domestic market since the volume of supplies is insignificant.

CRAIG: Reduce Canadian wait times by funding surgery abroad

Toronto Sun 24 Jul 2022 decided to investigate this policy after a Manitoba patient named Max Johnson mentioned it in a media interview about his trip to Lithuania for knee replacement surgery ... When it was all said and done, he calculated that the cost of his knee surgery in Lithuania ...

It's National Ice Cream Day on July 17 - here's the whole scoop!

Canoe 16 Jul 2022
“For Lithuanians, ice cream has been a staple on dessert tables since the end of the 18th century,” noted a recent media release from Lithuania Travel, the country’s national tourism development agency, explaining that contemporary Lithuanian chefs have taken their experimental ...

Europe Condemned for Caving to Russia on Kaliningrad Blockade: 'Pathetic'

Newsweek 14 Jul 2022
Social media users have reacted with anger to the EU decision to let Russian goods pass through Lithuania to Moscow's exclave ....

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