VILNIUS, April 15 Lithuania's government said on
Monday it would ask the prosecution service to investigate
whether the central bank failed in its oversight of the banks
that set the local interbank rate during the 2008-2009 financial
crisis, when rates spiked.
VILNIUS A Lithuanian court found former Soviet defense minister Dmitry Yazov guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity on Wednesday for his role in a 1991 crackdown against the Baltic state's pro-independence movement.
VILNIUS About 100 financial companies and start-ups from Britain and elsewhere are applying for a licence in burgeoning fintech hub Lithuania to ensure they have access to the European Union after Brexit, the country's central bank told Reuters.
VILNIUS Lithuania's intelligence agencies fear Russia will interfere in its forthcoming elections, including one in May to find a successor to the staunchly anti-Kremlin president, Dalia Grybauskaite.
VILNIUS Lithuania has taken extra measures to prevent money-laundering after bank scandals in Latvia and Estonia which have harmed its reputation, its central bank Governor Vitas Vasiliauskas said.
VILNIUS, Jan 25 Lithuania has taken extra
measures to prevent money-laundering after bank scandals in
Latvia and Estonia which have harmed its reputation, its central
bank Governor Vitas Vasiliauskas said.
VILNIUS, Jan 21 Lithuania's Klaipeda liquefied
natural gas (LNG) import terminal will more than double its LNG
volumes once gas pipelines to Poland and Finland open after
2021, turning the Baltic port into a regional supply hub, its
operator said in an interview.
TALLINN Pope Francis said on Tuesday as he wound up a trip to the Baltic states, all nervous about what they see as a newly aggressive Russia next door, that nations should not measure their strength by their military capability to prevail over others. | Video
VILNIUS Pope Francis paid tribute on Sunday to Jews killed by the Nazis and victims of murder and deportation by the Soviet KGB, in twin visits to memorials marking the darkest periods of Lithuania's history. | Video
VILNIUS Pope Francis said at the start of a four-day trip to the Baltics on Saturday that Lithuania should see its painful past under Soviet and Nazi domination as an impetus to promote tolerance in Europe.