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Belarus

Lithuania charges ex-military paramedic with spying for Belarus; 2nd case to emerge in recent weeks after 3-year investigation into alleged espionage by Belarus, possibly in cooperation with Russia - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's Poroshenko says agreement reached for Lithuania to supply Ukrainian government forces with military aid - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

US will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic States for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, commander of US land forces in Europe says - @Reuters

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Dutch F-16 fighter jets flying a NATO mission intercepted a Russian aircraft that entered the airspace of Estonia and Lithuania Wednesday, Dutch Defense Ministry says; Aircraft was escorted out of the area - @BloombergNews

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Lithuania

Lithuanian prosecutors charge employee at state air navigation company for spying for Belarus and possibly Russia over civilian and military air operations, officials say - @Reuters

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basketball

The USA basketball team advances to the FIBA World Cup title game with a 96-68 win over Lithuania - @usabasketball

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NATO summit, September 2014

German Chancellor Merkel says NATO would guarantee the sovereignty of the Baltic States at upcoming Wales summit - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says Russia is at war with Ukraine and so effectively at war with Europe - @itvnews

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Lithuania

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite gains a sizable lead in election dominated by concerns about neighboring Russia - @WSJ

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2014 Ukrainian revolution

Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov cancels trip to Lithuania to deal with 'separatist' protests in Donetsk and Luhansk, parliament press service reports - @Reuters

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Lithuania

Court acquits Lithuanian woman convicted of plotting suicide bombing against undetermined Russian military target - @AP

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Lithuania

Lithuania says rising number of Russian jets flying too close for comfort - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

NATO is working on a package of proposals by April 15 to reinforce eastern European allies by air, land and sea, US Gen. Breedlove says - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Vice President Joe Biden in Lithuania: 'As long as Russia continues on this dark path, they will face increasing political and economic isolation' - @StateDept

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Lithuanian president says she sees Russia action as 'direct threat to our regional security,' says must take all necessary measures to protect against threats - @Reuters

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European Union

European Union foreign ministers agree to impose sanctions against 21 officials from Ukraine and Russia, Lithuanian FM says - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Vice President Joe Biden to travel to Poland, Lithuania next week to discuss support of Ukraine's sovereignty - @AP

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine activist Dmytro Bulatov vows to fight for democracy after torture as he undergoes medical treatment in Lithuania - @Reuters

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Lithuania

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite will seek a 2nd 5-year term in an election in May, she says - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Leading Ukrainian opposition activist arrives in Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, for medical treatment - @BBCWorld

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