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Emails threatening bomb attacks sent to numerous institutions in Lithuania

Anadolu Agency 27 Jan 2023
The public prosecutor’s office, the airport in the capital Vilnius, as well as three schools and one kindergarten are among the places that got the threatening emails, said Julija ...
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Belarus Designates Opposition Leader Tikhanovskaya's Office as Extremist

Urdu Point 26 Jan 2023
The list of newly-designated extremist formations also includes the "Team of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya" with its "Office of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya," the "Cabinet of Representatives of Svetlana Tikhanovskaya," and "Svetlana Tikhanovskaya." ... Incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko won the election and secured himself a sixth consecutive term in office.
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Strava Acquires Outdoor Adventure Platform, FATMAP

Longview News-Journal 24 Jan 2023
Based in Europe, FATMAP was founded in 2013 by Misha Gopaul and David Cowell and has nearly 50 highly skilled team members that will join Strava's workforce across the continent including offices in Chamonix, Berlin and Vilnius ... Strava's chief product and technology officer.
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‘We do our work because we are angry’: Navalny’s right-hand woman Maria Pevchikh on taking on Putin

The Observer 22 Jan 2023
Just over a month ago and after weeks of negotiation, I’d finally persuaded Pevchikh to give me a tour of their new home, a spacious, light-filled office in Vilnius, Lithuania ... The last office Pevchikh takes me into at the foundation is where her investigations team works.
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The folly of Biden’s ‘rules-based’ foreign policy

Asiatimes 16 Jan 2023
In fact, there’s an ever-widening gulf between his administration’s homilies on internationalism and its approach to defending it. Consider the evidence ... Beijing has also subjected South Korea and Australia to similar treatment, and recently unleashed a torrent of economic sanctions on Lithuania after Vilnius opened a Taiwan Representative Office.
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Taiwan ready to assist Ukraine with digital reconstruction

Reuters 13 Jan 2023
VILNIUS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - ... Tang was visiting Vilnius in her first foreign visit since being appointed as digital minister in August 2022 ... Taiwan opened a representative office in Vilnius in November 2021, irking China, which views the self-ruled island as part of its territory.
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RFE/RL Opens Latvia Bureau In Expanded Bid To Counter Kremlin Disinformation

Radio Free Europe 12 Jan 2023
The Riga office is ... Earlier this week, RFE/RL opened a new office in Vilnius, Lithuania, to target audiences in Belarus with content in both Belarusian and Russian in a bid to counter state propaganda and censorship by the government of authoritarian leader Alyaksandr Lukashenka.
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China renews threat against Taiwan as island holds drills

The Associated Press 11 Jan 2023
Lithuania angered China after it broke with diplomatic convention, allowing Taiwan to name its representative office in Vilnius — a de facto embassy — “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei,” a term used by other countries to avoid offending Beijing ... Lithuania then closed its embassy in Beijing and opened a trade office in Taiwan last November.
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RFE/RL Opens Office In Lithuania For Belarusian, Russian News Coverage

Radio Free Europe 10 Jan 2023
The broadcaster noted in its statement on the launch of the Vilnius office that two of its journalists, Igar Losik and Andrey Kuznechyk, "remain unjustly imprisoned by the Lukashenka regime." ... "Our new Vilnius office is a testament to RFE/RL's decades-long partnership with the Lithuanian people," Fly said.
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Visiting Lithuanian delegation expresses support

Taipei Times 10 Jan 2023
Lithuania angered China after it broke with diplomatic convention, allowing Taipei to name its representative office in VilniusTaiwan.” ... Lithuania then closed its embassy in Beijing and in November opened a trade office in Taiwan ... over the office that it opened in the EU country.
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German, Lithuanian lawmakers show support in Taiwan visit

San Francisco Chronicle 10 Jan 2023
Taiwan is hosting German and Lithuanian lawmakers this week ... There cannot be any ambivalence ... Lithuania angered China after it broke with diplomatic convention, allowing Taiwan to name its representative office in Vilnius — a de facto embassy — “Taiwan” instead of “Chinese Taipei,” a term used by other countries to avoid offending Beijing ... .
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Lithuanian legislators in Taiwan: Beijing a bully

The Manila Times 10 Jan 2023
Lithuania angered China after it broke with diplomatic convention, allowing Taiwan to name its representative office in Vilnius — a de facto embassy — "Taiwan" instead of "Chinese Taipei," a term used by other countries to avoid offending Beijing ... Lithuania then closed its embassy in Beijing and opened a trade office in Taiwan last November.
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Lithuanian group to arrive in Taipei for a six-day visit

Taipei Times 08 Jan 2023
Taiwanese and Lithuanian flags are displayed at the Taiwanese Representative Office in Vilnius on Jan ... As Lithuania’s ties with Taiwan have improved, the Baltic state has come under heavy political and economic pressure from Beijing over the name of Taiwan’s office there — the Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania.
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China Vetoes EU Efforts to Create WTO Panels on Trade Disputes With Beijing - Reports

Urdu Point 20 Dec 2022
Since December 2021, China has applied restrictive measures to exports from Lithuania and exports of EU products with Lithuanian content, following a deterioration in bilateral relations since Taiwan opened an official office in Vilnius last November ... ....

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