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Biden calls to 'ban assault weapons' in wake of Boulder shooting...
A "devastated" President Biden said that Congress should immediately take action to curb access to guns and "ban assault weapons" as he spoke out Tuesday on the deadly mass shooting at a Boulder, Colo. supermarket that left ten people dead
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-03-23 18:00 UTC
How politics influences Lithuanian health system...
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The news that Lithuanian government suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from March 16 as "a precaution" until the European Medicines Agency gives a final evaluation of its safety, made citizens nervous. It happened just some hours after Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida imonyt
By adomas on 2021-03-22 11:22 UTC
Thirty-one years of Lithuanian dreams | The Baltic Word...
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Thirty-one years ago, on March 11, 1990, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania declared independence. As inevitable as it seems today, many countries were very far from supporting this outcome. Thus, Moscow said the action was meaningless, and the administration of George H W Bush
By adomas on 2021-03-12 07:17 UTC
Millions of dollars flying over the Baltic States to threaten Russia | The Baltic Word...
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The Baltic States desperately try to show their disagreement with neighbouring countries policy. The authorities demonstrate their full despair to cope with Russian and Belarus political intention to follow their own economic and political path. This fact even makes the Balts angry and annoying.
By adomas on 2021-03-09 07:01 UTC
Arising extremism in Lithuania’s Army...
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On 29 March Lithuania will celebrate 17 years of NATO membership. These years of membership for sure have made Lithuania stronger and more dependent on the Alliance. This dependence is often presented as a benefit though it could be regarded as a problem as well.
By adomas on 2021-03-02 07:18 UTC
CPAC designed as a Trump coronation, former head of American Conservative Union says...
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"He's going to continue to make sure people understand that he is the de facto leader of the Republican Party," Al Cardenas said.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-28 17:25 UTC
Baltic States may be left without NATO support...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged at the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting held on February 17-18 “to increase NATO’s funding for our core deterrence and defence activities.”

In an effort to improve “burden sharing” Stoltenberg proposed that allies jointly fund more of NATO’s work.

By TheBalticWord on 2021-02-24 15:20 UTC
British MI6 Chief Apologizes for Past Discrimination...
The head of MI6 has issued a public apology for unjust treatment in the past of staff and recruits because of their sexuality, Nearly 25 years after same-sex relationships were decriminalized in the U.K.
By lgbtinews on 2021-02-20 03:15 UTC
EXC: Biden's Presumptive China Ambassador Headlined An Event Sponsored By Chinese Communist Party Propagandists....
Rahm Emmanuel noted as a likely pick for President Biden's Ambassador to China spoke at a conference sponsored by the China-United States Exchange Foundation a Chinese Communist...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 17:19 UTC
Arkansas State Senator Says He's Leaving Republican Party...
A longtime Arkansas legislator and nephew of the state's Republican governor said Thursday that he's leaving the GOP, citing Donald Trump's rhetoric and the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol by some of the former president's supporters. Stat
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-18 17:14 UTC
The U.S. does not rely on NATO in the Baltic States...
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It is not a secret, that the U.S. has developed a complex system of defending its interests in Europe. This system is composed of mechanisms which allow to support its influence by different means, including economic and military tools.
By adomas on 2021-02-16 07:39 UTC
Trump refused to call off mob new details from McCarthy call shows...
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New details from a call between then President Trump and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy show a president who was unwilling to call off the MAGA mob during the January 6 insurrection.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-13 23:02 UTC
Death of A Lithuanian Soldier: A Mother’s Story...
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Unfortunately, unprofessionalism has become a distinctive feature of our times. Indifference and ignorance are common to most Lithuanian officials. These traits are especially disgusting in the armed forces. The matter is soldiers are to some extend limited in their rights and commanders should be
By adomas on 2021-02-10 08:49 UTC
President Joe Biden calls for passage of $1.9 trillion stimulus bill, $1,400 checks...
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President Joe Biden touted his American Rescue Plan in a speech Friday afternoon, saying that he won't compromise on $1,400 checks as the House voted to approve a procedural step to pass his $1.9 trillion relief bill.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-06 00:46 UTC
Democratic lawmakers push President Biden to circumvent Congress and cancel $50,000 in student loan debt by executive action...
Left-wing progressive members of Congress announced a resolution Thursday urging President Joe Biden to bypass the legislative branch to which they were elected and unilaterally cancel tens of thousands of dollars of debt for every American who has federa
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-02-06 00:44 UTC
Paradoxes of the Lithuanian society...
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Lithuanian authorities do their possible to attract young men to serve in the armed forces. Another thing is that what they do does not always bring the desired results. Due to the unique security situation Lithuania faces, it was decided to reinstate conscription in 2015, though, frankly, in a
By adomas on 2021-02-02 08:46 UTC
All of Biden's executive orders, and other notable actions, so far...
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All of President Joe Biden's executive orders -- and other notable actions -- so far.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-27 23:21 UTC
Influencer Interfered in '16 Election Through Voter Disinformation Campaign: Feds...
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A social media influencer was charged with conspiring with others in advance of the 2016 presidential election by using various social media platforms in a...
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-27 18:32 UTC
How the Baltic States will survive without U.S. help...
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The seizing of the Capitol by Donald Trump's radical supporters came as a shock not only to the United States, but also to its allies. Never in recent history has the world seen such obvious evidence of the degradation of the most powerful state on the planet as it is today.
The United States partly
By TheBalticWord on 2021-01-26 09:57 UTC
Biden replaces Andrew Jackson portrait in Oval Office, adds Cesar Chavez bust...
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President Biden's personal touches in the Oval Office include replacing a portrait of Andrew Jackson and adding a bust of labor icon Cesar Chavez behind the Resolute Desk,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-01-21 16:56 UTC
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