English News Sources in and about Lithuania
To stay on top of Lithuania’s latest news or to take a deeper dive into the culture, politics, security, or business topics use the list of publications below.
lrt.lt/en/news-in-english – the English language site of the Lrt.lt, the online service of the Lithuanian public broadcaster that covers Lithuania’s latest news.
en.delfi.lt/ – the tabloid news site that covers major events in Lithuania and offers some analysis of politics and economy but focuses on gossip and celebrity news.
bns.lt/en/ – the site of the Lithuanian section of the pan-Baltic news agency Baltic News Service. The team behind it offers domestic and international news.
elta.lt/en – the site of ELTA, the only national news agency that offers the latest news daily. The English section is available to subscribers only.
nara.lt/en – the site run by the collective of Lithuanian journalists who cover the social and cultural life in Lithuania and also offer a wide range of human interest stories from the whole world.
lithuaniatribune.com/ – the independent news blog dedicated to the Lithuanian diaspora and foreign audience with business and diplomatic ties in Lithuania.
facebook.com/LivingInLithuaniaPodcast – the podcast Living in Lithuania offers conversations with people who have moved to (or back to) Lithuania from abroad.
News from the region
baltictimes.com/news_lithuania/ – the site of the last remaining English language generalist newspaper The Baltic Times. It covers the latest political, economic, business, and cultural events in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Some articles can be accessed free of charge, but the full version is available only to subscribers.
bnn-news.com/category/baltics/lithuania – a regional news source that offers news from Estonia and analysis of the Baltic economy, business, and political events.
en.rebaltica.lv/ – the English site of the non-profit organisation Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism Re:Baltica. It focuses first and foremost on Latvia but covers the entire Baltic region. The team behind it produces in-depth investigations covering a wide array of topics, such as corruption, crime, finances, entrepreneurship, health, human rights, and disinformation.
Commentaries and analysis
balticworlds.com/tags/lithuania/ – the online version of the Stockholm-based quarterly magazine Baltic Worlds. The magazine focuses on the Baltic Sea region and Eastern Europe and contains peer-reviewed analytical texts, features, and interviews by professional freelance writers.
neweasterneurope.eu/tag/lithuania/ – the online version of the Warsaw-based bi-monthly print magazine New Eastern Europe that focuses on Central and Eastern European affairs and sometimes publishes exclusive reports or analyses on the Baltic States. Some of the online content is free of charge, but most of the texts are available only to subscribers.
upnorth.eu/category/news/lithuania/ – the web magazine focusing on Northern Europe, that covers politics, foreign policy, music, art, design, architecture, and culture and offers its audience podcasts and videos.
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