Lithuania faces record legislative load for EU presidency

04.06.13 @ 10:32

Lithuania takes over the rotating EU presidency on 1 July with a record load of legislative dossiers. It still wants to add its own "flavour" to the presidency with a focus on eastern relations.

Highlights

Taking on Gazprom: Lithuania's battle for energy independence

10.06.13 @ 17:54

Highly dependent on Russian gas, Lithuania's struggle for energy independence and its relations with Gazprom are seen as a litmus test for the EU's energy policy.

Interview

'Politicians should start by cutting their own wages first'

04.06.13 @ 10:36

The only way to get public support for austerity measures is if politicians start by cutting their own wages, says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite.

Interview

'Everything is about basketball in Lithuania'

06.06.13 @ 08:45

Home to 10 NBA players, Lithuania is far more into basketball than any other sport. Saulius Stombergas, a former star player, tells EUobserver why.

Lithuania in second attempt to join euro

04.06.13 @ 10:32

Lithuania is determined to join the eurozone in 2015 after it missed the membership criteria by less than one percent back in 2006.