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Lithuania gays slam pride parade TV ad restrictions
Lithuania gays slam pride parade TV ad restrictions

Lithuania's gay community on Monday denounced restrictions placed on television publicity for this month's gay pride parade, saying they were akin to Russia's so-called "gay propaganda" ban.

Lithuania gays slam pride parade TV ad restrictions
Musician Elton John. ©REUTERS/Fred Prouser
Calls to decriminalise drugs at Elton John HIV conference

Former Polish president Aleksander Kwasniewski on Sunday called for drug decriminalisation at the opening of a global conference to curb the spread of HIV, with backing from the Elton John AIDS Foundation.

Calls to decriminalise drugs at Elton John HIV conference
Lithuanian Economy Minister Birute Vesaite. Photo courtesy of delfi.lt
Lithuania economy minister quits over private flight to Kazakhstan

Lithuanian Economy Minister Birute Vesaite agreed to resign Tuesday after the premier said she made "a mistake" in accepting a cheap flight from a private company seeking a favour.

Lithuania economy minister quits over private flight to Kazakhstan
Baurzhan Mukhamedzhanov. Photo courtesy of pm.kz
Baurzhan Mukhamedzhanov appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to Lithuania

Prior to this appointment Mukhamedzhanov used to work as Akim of Mangistau oblast from December 2011 to January 2013.

Baurzhan Mukhamedzhanov appointed Kazakhstan Ambassador to Lithuania
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EU youth discover Jewish heritage in Lithuania

Lithuania on Sunday launched a new campaign for European students that reveals the once rich Jewish culture in the Baltic state and its tragic end during the Holocaust.

EU youth discover Jewish heritage in Lithuania
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Baltic farmers demand fair slice of EU aid

As the EU braces for bruising budget talks, the bloc's three small Baltic states have stepped up their campaign to get what they say is their fair share of farm aid.

Baltic farmers demand fair slice of EU aid
Lithuanian voters reject atomic power plan
Lithuanian voters reject atomic power plan

Lithuanian voters on Sunday rejected plans to build a new plant to replace the Baltic state's lone nuclear power station.

Lithuanian voters reject atomic power plan
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EU to sanction states in bid to streamline air traffic

The European Commission plans to sanction EU members to nudge them into action on efforts to create a pan-European airspace that would cut costs and delays.

EU to sanction states in bid to streamline air traffic
Founder of Res Automatic Gates, Lithuanian citizen Legus Romualdas. Photo courtesy of express-k.kz
Lithuanian businessman murdered in Aktau

Lithuanian citizen Legus Romualdas was found dead near western city of Aktau.

Lithuanian businessman murdered in Aktau
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The first container train from China to Lithuania is on its way across Kazakhstan

The decision on launching the train was taken during Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s visit to Kazakhstan early October.

The first container train from China to Lithuania is on its way across Kazakhstan
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė
Lithuanian president recommended her cardiac surgeons and architects in Astana

Lithuania is making a big bet on the council of businessmen of Kazakhstan and Lithuania, that was created for the first time in 20 years of the relations.

Lithuanian president recommended her cardiac surgeons and architects in Astana
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė.
Kazakhstan secured Lituania's support for WTO entry

The first meeting of Kazakhstan-Lithuanian business-forum opened in Astana October 7.

Kazakhstan secured Lituania's support for WTO entry
Transport communication to be launched between Kazakhstan and Lithuania
Transport communication to be launched between Kazakhstan and Lithuania

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said so at the meeting with Nursultan Nazarbayev in Astana discussing transport communications between the countries.

Transport communication to be launched between Kazakhstan and Lithuania
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Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast

More than 1400 military men from Kazakhstan, the United States, Great Britain, Lithuania and Kyrgyzstan are taking part in the event.

Desert Eagle-2011 military training started in Almaty Oblast
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Kazakhstan won Poland 4:2 in the World Ice Hockey Championship

Kazakhstan ice hockey team won 4:2 against Poland in World Championship Division I in Kiev.

Kazakhstan won Poland 4:2 in the World Ice Hockey Championship
Kazakhstan National Hockey Team
Kazakhstan flattened Lithuania 7:0 in the World Ice Hockey Championship

Kazakhstan national ice hockey team won Enstonia 5:1, Great Britain 2:1 and flattened Lithuania 7:0 in the World Ice Hockey Championship.

Kazakhstan flattened Lithuania 7:0 in the World Ice Hockey Championship
Kazakhstan ahead of Russia by IT development

Kazakhstan was ranked 67th in the Networked Readiness Index-2010-2011 list.

Kazakhstan ahead of Russia by IT development