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Brexit: the foreign policy implications

Financial turmoil and a long-term threat to Britain’s global influence are the result of the ‘Brexit’ vote announced today following the UK referendum on European Union membership, reported BC the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR).

Latvian president regrets UK’s decision to leave EU, Lithuanian – respects it

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis voiced regrets over the UK’s decision to leave the EU, the President’s Chancellery reported LETA.

Britain votes to leave EU, Cameron quits

Britain has voted to leave the European Union, forcing the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron and dealing the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two, informs Reuters. Global financial markets plunged as results from Thursday's referendum showed a near 5...

Cities for clean environment and sustainable energy

There are presently two global initiatives of cities and local governments combating destructive climate change while striving for sustainable energy: the EU Covenant of Mayors and the Compact of Mayors. They announced the formation of a new, first-of-its-kind initiative – Global Covenant of Mayo...

Statistics Lithuania presents a publication Lithuania in Figures 2016

Statistics Lithuania presents a statistical publication Lithuania in Figures 2016. The bilingual (in Lithuanian and English) publication presents information on the economic and social development in Lithuania. Statistical information about the population, education, culture, health care, labour,...

In May, industrial production in Lithuania decreased by 0.2% y-o-y

Statistics Lithuania informs that in May 2016 industrial production totalled EUR 1.5 billion at current prices and, compared to April, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 3.8% at constant prices (seasonally and calendar unadjusted – 8.1%). In May 2016, against May 2015, calendar adjus...