Date: 25.03.2020.

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Covid-19: Twenty NATO battalion troops in Lithuania test positive for coronavirus

Covid-19: Twenty NATO battalion troops in Lithuania test positive for coronavirus

25.03.2020

Twenty troops of NATO's multinational battalion stationed in Lithuania have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the military unit's spokesman confirmed to LETA/BNS on Wednesday.

Keyword tags: Crisis, EU – Baltic States, Lithuania, Medicine, Security



Lithuanian foreign minister: Kaliningrad transit scheme tightened, but remains in place

Lithuanian foreign minister: Kaliningrad transit scheme tightened, but remains in place

25.03.2020

The requirements for transit from the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad to mainland Russia via Lithuania have been tightened, but the scheme will remain in place, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said LETA/BNS.

airBaltic CEO Cuts Salary to Zero During Crisis

airBaltic CEO Cuts Salary to Zero During Crisis

25.03.2020

Today the President and CEO of airBaltic Martin Gauss announced that he will give up his salary during the crisis thus supporting the company in coping with this extraordinary situation, airBaltic representatives informed BC.


Covid-19: Lithuanian govt to decide on quarantine extension, stricter penalties for flouters

Covid-19: Lithuanian govt to decide on quarantine extension, stricter penalties for flouters

25.03.2020

The Lithuanian government should on Wednesday decide on the extension of the existing quarantine to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and also on stricter penalties for those failing to comply with quarantine requirements, reported LETA/BNS.

Estonia: Skeleton launches production of ultracapacitors for medical equipment

Estonia: Skeleton launches production of ultracapacitors for medical equipment

25.03.2020

Estonian developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor systems Skeleton Technologies has launched the production of an ultracapacitor module for medical equipment.


25.03.2020

Estonia: 75% of terminals updated to accept new EUR 50 contactless payment limit

Estonian banks on Monday raised the limit on contactless payments to 50 euros in an effort to minimize contact so as to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, and so far, 75% of terminals have been updated in the central systems, informed LETA/BNS.

25.03.2020

Hydrogen-powered trolleybuses put into service in Riga

In Riga, hydrogen-powered trolleybuses on the 4th trolleybus route Central Market - Smerlis have been put into service, Baiba Bartasevica, representative of the Riga municipal transportation company Rigas Satiksme, informed LETA.


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