Lithuanian Finance Minister thinks progressive taxes would do more harm than good

VILNIUS - Progressive taxes in Lithuania would do more harm than good as there are too few people who earn enough to be subject to higher rates,...

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Estonian president: Catalans' situation not comparable with that of Estonia leaving USSR

TALLINN - The situation of Catalans cannot be compared with that of Estonia when our country left the Soviet Union, Estonian President Kersti Ka...

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Russian court rejects Zamolskis' request to serve his sentence in Lithuania

VILNIUS - A Russian court has rejected a request by Romas Zamolskis, one of the most notorious Lithuanian criminals, to service his prison sente...

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Latvia wishes to request access to Russia's state archives

RIGA - Within the framework of the Latvia-Russia Humanities Working Group, Latvia wishes to request access to Russia's state ...

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Full smoking ban in prisons causes no major incidents

TALLINN - Smoking was banned in Estonian prisons starting from Sunday and the Ministry of Justice said that the ban has not caused any noteworth...

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EC imposes EUR 28 million fine on Lithuania's Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai over dismantled rails to Latvia

VILNIUS – The European Commission on Monday imposed a 27.87-million-euro fine for the state-run company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian...

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Lithuanian Railways' long-tolerated behavior harms whole state

VILNIUS - Irresponsible practices by Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG), tolerated by previous governments for years, have caus...

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