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Urban treasures not to miss l TOP 5
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Urban treasures not to miss l TOP 5

Design is all around us, shaping our everyday lives. It affects our personality and the environment we create. We gathered a handful of urban design solutions that add color to the Eastern European region. City Friend | Croatia The new public transport information columns of Šibenik inform people about local bus
The 5 eeriest places in Central and Eastern Europe

The 5 eeriest places in Central and Eastern Europe

It’s the spookiest time of the year: even regions that don’t traditionally celebrate Halloween are all about scares. To mark the occasion, we’ve rounded up the eeriest buildings and places in the area. Or should we say most haunted? Who knows... 1.     Pidhirtsi Castle, Ukraine The building,
Lithuanian women and sustainable fashion—we quickly took The Knotty Ones into our hearts
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Lithuanian women and sustainable fashion—we quickly took The Knotty Ones into our hearts

The story of The Knotty Ones is like a modern fairy tale: three former college roommates, Akvilė, Danutė, and Sandra, decided they wanted to do something to promote their beloved traditions. The brand, in turn, not only brings Lithuanian cultural heritage into modern form but also delivers a very important
NATO must refocus from deterrence by punishment to deterrence by denial – interview with Margarita Šešelgytė
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NATO must refocus from deterrence by punishment to deterrence by denial – interview with Margarita Šešelgytė

We have become the “voice” of pro-western Eastern European countries in Europe – Dr. Margarita Šešelgytė told Hype&Hyper on Lithuania. Interview about the Russian influence in Lithuania, the weaponized migration by Belarus, the Kaliningrad case, and Lithuania’s progressive China policy. We can state that from an economic and geographical
Rail Baltica: the next step for an interconnected Europe
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Rail Baltica: the next step for an interconnected Europe

The project of the century, the biggest shared investment in the Baltics so far, and the most important north-south rail link in Europe. All these headlines refer to one railway infrastructure project that cannot be underestimated. A new chapter in European infrastructure and trade is being built before our eyes:
How Lithuanian elves fight Russian disinformation trolls
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How Lithuanian elves fight Russian disinformation trolls

Fake news, fake demonstrations, and incitement against NATO. The war is also being waged online. Russian, often paid, internet trolls are being countered by a secretive Lithuanian volunteer group: the Elves. From less than 50 Lithuanians at the beginning, there are now thousands of active elves in Lithuania and abroad.
Past and present come into play in the concept of the Lithuanian restaurant Nineteen18
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Past and present come into play in the concept of the Lithuanian restaurant Nineteen18

Interior design and gastronomy—two phenomena that link Lithuania’s historical past and modern present in Vilnius’ city center. The uniqueness of Nineteen18 comes from this contrast while drawing attention to the natural beauty of seasonal eating. 1918: the year Lithuania regained its independence—in honor of which Nineteen18 was
Elektrėnai | The clone of Chernobyl
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Elektrėnai | The clone of Chernobyl

One day, Lithuanian photographer Jonas Kryžanauskas and three of his friends decided to explore the two most iconic spots of Elektrėnai: an abandoned amusement park that has been left unguarded for 10 years and a power plant currently under reconstruction in order to meet EU safety requirements. The atmosphere of