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Europe · London

UK backs Lithuania’s plan to lift Russian blockade of Ukraine grain

50% Left coverage: 8 sources
Britain and Lithuania signed a joint declaration on Monday to boost defence and security collaboration. Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, Baltic states such as Lithuania have become increasingly concerned they could be next to face Russian aggression. Britain said the declaration would build on the defence cooperation the countries share as NATO allies.See the Story
Asia · Ukraine

Lithuania to transfer 20 armored personal carriers to Ukraine

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Lithuania will transfer 20 M113 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine, Defence Ministry says. The vehicles are worth a total of 15.5 million euros, said the ministry. Previously, Lithuania has provided military support to Ukraine worth 100 million euros. The coordinated help from us and the allies is the deciding factor for the Ukrainian victory, Lithuania's defense minister says.See the Story
Ukraine · Ukraine

Lithuania will give Ukraine a new batch of military aid: list

The cost of the new supply is 15.5 million eurosSee the Story
Kyiv · Kyiv

In the Sejm of Lithuania put forward proposals to unblock the ports of Ukraine

We need special sapper ships that would clear the way from minesSee the Story
Europe · Vilnius

Nauseda remains strongest contender in upcoming presidential election in Lithuania

Incumbent Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda is predicted to make it into the runoff of the upcoming presidential election in Lithuania. While four other politicians are named as his most realistic rivals, according to the results of the Vilmorus and Norstat LT surveys. The polls present the TOP-5 of the politicians with the most realistic chances of making it.See the Story
Europe · Vilnius

EU cannot procrastinate 6th sanction package for Russia – Lithuanian president

EU cannot procrastinate adoption of sixth package of sanctions for Russia, says Lithuanian president. Package must include an embargo on Russian oil, Gitanas Nauseda says. Conference held to prepare for next week's extraordinary European Council meeting in Brussels. Meeting will focus on assistance to Ukraine and its reconstruction plan.See the Story
Europe · Vilnius

Lithuanian MPs to debate bills on civil union, close relationship

Lithuanian parliament agrees to debate two alternative bills aimed at legally regulating the relationship between unmarried people living together. Draft Law on Civil Union passed the first reading in the parliament with 70 votes in favor, 49 against and six abstentions. Draft amendments to the Civil Code on "close relationship" tabled by a group of MPs opposing partnerships passed first reading. Both bills now go to parliamentary committees and should return to the full parliament for a plenary debate on June 21.See the Story
Science · Lithuania

Lithuania committed to safe radwaste management, says IAEA : Waste & Recycling - World Nuclear News

Lithuania's national programme for managing radioactive waste and decommissioning has demonstrated a commitment to safety. However, it noted areas where safety could be further enhanced. The Integrated Review Service for Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Management, Decommissioning and Remediation (Artemis) mission took place on 15-25 May.See the Story
Kaunas · Kaunas

US rotational battalion with combat equipment arrives in Lithuania

The 1st battalion of the US 66th Armor Regiment will replace the 3rd battalion, which has been deployed to Lithuania since last fall. M1A2 Abrams tanks, Bradley IFVs, armoured personnel carriers, and other equipment have arrived by rail from the Greek port of Alexandroupolis across Europe.See the Story

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