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Andrius Sytas

Lithuanian energy group Ignitis plans 1.5 bln euro IPO in Sept - sources

Aug 06 2020

LONDON/FRANKFURT/VILNIUS, Aug 6 Lithuanian state-owned energy company Ignitis Group is on track to launch a stock market listing in September, three sources familiar with the process told Reuters, a rare bright spot in a grim year for initial public offerings (IPOs).

Lithuania dabbles in crypto-coin as central banks look for ways to fend off Facebook

Jul 02 2020

VILNIUS Lithuania is about to issue the first central bank-produced digital coin in the euro zone, part of a project to trial state-backed digital currencies and blockchain technology in everyday use.

Dining dummies help cafe-goers keep a fashionable distance in Vilnius

May 22 2020

VILNIUS Mannequins dressed in clown hats and couture frocks have taken up seats in restaurants in Lithuania's capital, to coax real customers back after the coronavirus lockdown and help them out with social distancing. | Video

Lithuanian capital holds 'Mask Fashion Week' amid coronavirus pandemic

May 06 2020

VILNIUS Lithuania's capital Vilnius is holding a special kind of fashion week suited to this time of coronavirus - no catwalks, just billboards and no fancy costumes on display, just face-masks.

Lithuanian capital holds 'Mask Fashion Week' amid coronavirus pandemic

May 05 2020

VILNIUS, May 5 Lithuania's capital Vilnius is holding a special kind of fashion week suited to this time of coronavirus - no catwalks, just billboards and no fancy costumes on display, just face-masks.

Park right of the jet and enjoy the movie: lockdown cinema at empty airport

May 01 2020

VILNIUS A cargo airplane took off from Vilnius airport on Thursday, while just a few hundred meters away people watched a movie from their cars at a makeshift drive-in cinema on the airport tarmac. | Video

Russia exchanges spies with Lithuania, Norway in Cold War-style swap

Nov 15 2019

VILNIUS/OSLO Russia freed two Lithuanians and a Norwegian on Friday in return for two Russian spies held in Lithuania, in a Cold War-style spy swap that brought several high profile espionage cases to a close.

Lithuanian parliament amends laws to allow for possible spy swap

Nov 07 2019

VILNIUS Lithuania's parliament passed legislation on Thursday that could pave the way for a possible three-way spy exchange between Russia, Norway and Lithuania.

U.S. to deploy 500 troops to Lithuania in fresh signal to Russia

Sep 25 2019

VILNIUS, Sept 25 The United States will move 500 troops to Lithuania in October for a six-month deployment, returning to the Baltic region where it first sent soldiers after Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

Lithuania raps Chinese diplomats for role at pro-Hong Kong protest

Sep 03 2019

VILNIUS Lithuania said on Monday it had lodged a protest to the Chinese embassy after some of its diplomats were involved in disruptions at a pro-Hong Kong protest in the capital Vilnius last month.

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