A gas pipeline connecting Lithuania and Latvia was hit by an explosion, no injuries have been reported as of yet.
The bill passed with an overwhelming, but not unanimous majority in the country with a checkered history in Holocaust remembrance.
For me, an invited Jewish journalist from Israel, most prominent in my mind is how this Lithuanian city would relate to both the multiple achievements of its Jewish community and its Holocaust memory
New developments suggest that the Kremlin may lose ties with far-right paramilitary organizations.
Since imports of wood products from Russia and its ally Belarus were banned due to sanctions, wood pellets used for heating have soared to 600 euros per ton.
The visit in Vilnius, which launched the 120-year anniversary, is part of a week-long mission of World Mizrachi to sites of Jewish history in Eastern Europe.
My experiences in Jewish Vilnius and Riga on the ground, although brief, gave me an extraordinary opportunity to discover meaningful aspects of Jewish life in both places.
Ksenia Sobchak, whose father was a mentor of Putin, fled Russia after being charged with extortion.