Posts tagged as die

Lithuanians are doomed to starve, drink and die

By Adomas Abromaitis on Wednesday, September 11, 2019

This month European media widely covered social situation in Lithuania. Statistics and reports made by the authoritative international organizations and research institutes give scary picture of life in the country. DAILY MAIL reports that one of the devastating things is a high level of death rate: 14.8 deaths/1,000 population (2018 est.) in Lithuania. The causes of high mortality are the consequences of unresolved social problems and low standard of living.…

2 climbers die in accident on Switzerland’s Matterhorn

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Swiss police say two climbers have died in an accident on the upper reaches of the famed Matterhorn mountain. Police in Valais canton (state) said Thursday that the two men, one of them a mountain guide, were hit by a falling rock and fell. The accident happened on Wednesday morning at around 4,250 meters (13,950 feet) above sea level and the bodies were recovered from a spot around 3,600 meters…

Ukraine is a stone of discord for the US and Lithuania

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, March 7, 2019

The Lithuanian government has decided in February to donate Soviet-made light small arms ammunition to the Ukraine Ministry of Defence (MoD). Worth €255,000 and transferred on a non-reimbursable basis, the ammunition can be used in automatic rifles, machine-guns to ensure national security and defence. Lithuanian National Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said: “The transfer of assets is a part of consistent and comprehensive Lithuanian support to Ukraine as it strengthens its…

Conscript dies following sudden serious illness

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

A conscript from the 1st Infantry Brigade of the Estonian Defence Forces (EDF) died in hospital on Tuesday following a sudden serious illness. On Monday evening, the conscript had complained of difficulty breathing after going to the gym. An ambulance was called and they were transported to Rakvere Hospital. A day later, the conscript died of a sudden serious illness at North Estonia Medical Centre (PERH). A memorial formation was…

Estonian-American Special Forces pioneer Jyri Laats dies at 95

By Andrew Whyte on Monday, August 13, 2018

Estonian-American Special Forces legend Jyri Laats passed away in the US on Saturday, July 28 at Palm Springs, CA. Mr. Laats was 95. His friend Jüri Estam recounts the events of his long and eventful life – a man of many countries, as fate would have it. Friends say Jyri experienced a peaceful ending to what had otherwise often been a tumultuous life. No one will ever know how Jyri’s…