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Linas Jegelevicius

Linas Jegelevicius

Baltic Times

Contributor since: 18 Jul 2018

Biography

Linas Jegelevicius is a veteran Lithuanian editor and freelance journalist, and the editor-in-chief of the Baltic Times newspaper, the longest running English print news outlet in the Baltics, and its news portal www.baltictimes.com.

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    The German foreign minister is calling for an end to the American monopoly over what is essentially a European payment system. And it’s all about…

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    Published 16 August 2018 | viewed 3,690 times

    The tumble of the Turkish lira sounded the alarms for investors across the planet, and the repercussions will be heard all over. Yet the real…

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    Published 13 August 2018 | viewed 1,502 times

    As European companies get caught in the crossfire between Brussels and Washington over Iran, the EU’s attempt to punish companies who give in to Trump…

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    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 6,959 times

    Into the 29th year as independent states, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia still have not managed to ride themselves of Russia in one key area: the…

  • Ride-Sharing: The Next Hotbed For Cybercrime?

    Published 10 August 2018 | viewed 9,013 times

    Even though the Baltic States unanimously agree that Russia poses menace to them, they’re allowing Yandex.Taxi--a popular Uber-like ride-sharing Russian company--to operate in their territories,…

  • What Is Vanadium And Why Did Its Price Just Skyrocket?

    Published 09 August 2018 | viewed 13,088 times

    When one thinks of battery metals, the mind naturally drifts to lithium, cobalt, copper and nickel, but attention is slowly shifting to vanadium because prices…

  • Greece: The EU’s Weakest Link

    Published 09 August 2018 | viewed 7,418 times

    With Athens looking to regain its economic independence, leaving the multibillion euro EU bailout program, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has pressured eurozone governments to…

  • Economic Growth Slows In The UK And EU

    Published 08 August 2018 | viewed 2,857 times

    Amid fears of escalating global trade wars, the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat has registered a tangible slowdown in the first half of the year,…

  • Time To Buy A Lada? Russian Auto Sales Are Booming

    Published 07 August 2018 | viewed 6,188 times

    In all likelihood, you have not considered buying a Russian car. But perhaps now is a good time for a change of heart, geopolitics be…

  • Russia Ditches U.S. Dollar For Gold As Tensions Rise

    Published 26 July 2018 | viewed 28,272 times

    Russia‘s U.S. dollar reserves have shrunk from $96.1 billion in March to just $14.9 billion in May, according to the Russian Central Bank. Its governor,…

  • VW Stockpiles Cars Over Emissions Testing Bottlenecks

    Published 25 July 2018 | viewed 6,819 times

    Germany‘s flagman automaker Volkswagen has ended up in a very unfamiliar and alarming situation: It’s on the constant lookout for immense storage space on both…

  • European Union Hits Google With A $5 Billion Fine

    Published 23 July 2018 | viewed 1,380 times

    How to set the size of a fine for a market behemoth like Google? Well, consider first that you’ve finally seen a golden opportunity to…

  • What Putin Really Wants From Trump

    Published 18 July 2018 | viewed 1,607 times

    Vladimir Putin typically shuns mentioning any concrete names when speaking publicly, but he made an exception to the rule at his joint conference with U.S.…