President removes journalist from state awardee list

  • 2019-05-30
  • LETA/TBT Staff
President Dalia Grybauskaite has removed Sarunas Cerniauskas, an investigative journalist who was sacked from the online news site, from the state awardee list, her press service said on  May 16. Cerniauskas, who received the Medal of the Order of the Lithuanian Grand Duke Gediminas in February 2018, was removed from the list for discrediting the name of an awardee, it said. 15min claims it had sent information on Cerniauskas' private information collection activity to law-enforcement officials. Lithuania's police has launched a pre-trial investigation into the actions...
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