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Lithuania awards 39 citizens for rescuing Jews during WWII

  • 2018-09-22
  • LETA/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Friday awarded 39 Lithuanian citizens who risked their lives and the lives of their families to rescue Jews from death and persecution during World War II with Life Saving Crosses. The majority of th...

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Lithuanian, US, NATO battalion troops test new firing range in Pabrade

VILNIUS – Lithuanian and American troops as well as soldiers from the Lithuania-based international NATO battalion on Thursday tested the new firing range in Pabrade, the Ministry of National Defense said. A heavy weaponry firing range suitable also for tanks to fire iner...

Latvia’s Tele2 operator to provide technical support to Lithuania during papal visit

RIGA – Latvian mobile operator Tele2 will provide technical support to Lithuania during the visit of Pope Francis, Tele2 spokeswoman Lasma Bundike reported. She said that up to 170,000 Lithuanian residents will gather for the Holy Mass in Kaunas, Lithuania, on September 2...

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