Lithuania

11 December 2018
As the Baltic Warms, Fish Vanish

Temperatures in the sea are rising at three times the average rate for the world’s oceans.

 
28 November 2018
Turning the Compass to Find Positive North
What happens if a journalist tries to seek out more optimistic news stories?
By Martin Ehl
 
Vilnius MO Museum
24 October 2018
Libeskind-Designed Museum Opens in Vilnius Premium
The MO Museum is the country’s first to emphasize modern Lithuanian art from the Soviet period onward.
 
27 August 2018
A Landmark Visit to Lithuania Premium

Israeli Prime Minister’s trip is a sign of warming relations, but also receives criticism for overstating official Vilnius’s efforts to come to terms with the Holocaust.

 
30 July 2018
Russian Dissidents Find Sanctuary in Lithuania Premium

Dozens of people opposed to the Putin regime escape political persecution by settling down in the Baltic states.

 
5 July 2018
Drought Withers Baltic Crops Premium

Farmers around the Baltic Sea affected by dry, hot conditions, with small harvests also predicted in Central Europe.

 
28 June 2018
Lithuanian Crypto Boom Raises Money Laundering Fears Premium

The small Baltic economy is near the top of the global table for ICOs and cryptocurrency startups.

 
23 May 2018
What I Learned About Eastern European Democracy From Lithuania’s Youth
A Canadian professor of Economics muses on Lithuania's post-Communist transformation. From The Conversation.
By Constantine Passaris
 
6 April 2018
Ethnocosmology, Beekeeping Museum Beckon Tourists to Lithuania Premium

Meanwhile, genocide museum in Vilnius is criticized for failing to present the Holocaust in an appropriate way.

 
15 March 2018
Moldovan Ex-MP Jailed as Russian Spy Premium

Lithuania also engrossed as a parliamentarian quits amid allegations of working for Russian interests.

 

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