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Lithuania prepares for talks with EU on funding for transit scheme for Russians

Thursday, December 27, 2018

Lithuania is getting ready for talks on EU funding for the so-called Special Transit Scheme for Russian citizens travelling between mainland Russia and the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad via Lithuania. Lithuania was allocated 157 million euros under the program in the EU’s 2014-2020 budget and the European Commission proposes 139 million euros in the new 2021-2027 budget, diplomatic sources have told BNS. Preliminary consultations on the new budget with…