Articles by Nerijus Adomaitis

Lithuania Signals Firm Stance on EU-Russia Talks

  • 02 June 08
  • Reuters
Lithuania signaled Friday that it would a take a firm stance on talks between the European Union and Russia on forging a new partnership, saying any agreement must be as comprehensive as possible.

Lithuania Ready to Block EUТs Russia Talks

  • 28 April 08
  • Reuters
Lithuania is prepared to take a stand against the rest of the European Union to try to tighten the terms of an EU mandate for partnership talks with Russia, the countryТs foreign minister said.

Lithuanian Suicide Rate Spotlights Social Issues

  • 17 April 08
  • Reuters
Lithuania has the highest suicide rate in Europe, and Darius Linkevicius, a woodcutter with a wife and three children, can understand why. ""Suicide seems to be a way out of all the problems. You are gone and there is no need to think about them,"" he said. ""I have been thinking about committing suicide but only when drunk, never when sober.""

Aging Nuclear Plant Has Town on Edge

  • 11 February 08
  • Reuters
When Lithuania's sole nuclear power station closes next year, European Union officials will sigh with relief, but nearby residents are already fretting over the future of their town.

Keeping Shmoozing Alive in Lithuania

  • 25 October 07
  • Reuters
VILNIUS, Lithuania -- If you are having a shmooze over some nosh, but maybe you do not like schmaltz then, whether you know it or not, you are speaking Yiddish.