Russian footballers must ‘force own game’ on Belgium in Sochi friendly match — coachSport March 27, 20:34
UN denies rumors of Staffan de Mistura’s resignationWorld March 27, 20:16
Prominent Russian lawyer vows to look into detention of journalists during Moscow ralliesRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 27, 20:05
Kremlin says world chess tournaments should go as planned despite FIDE’s presidential rowSport March 27, 19:32
Ukrainian politician says Kiev turns deaf ear to public pleas to end Donbass blockadeWorld March 27, 19:17
Serbia to get Russian MiG-29 fighter jets 'within weeks'Military & Defense March 27, 18:51
Putin wants Russian Guard to ensure security at FIFA World CupMilitary & Defense March 27, 18:35
Russia's Novatek to invest almost $417 million in shipyard for Arctic projectsBusiness & Economy March 27, 18:34
Expert notes China’s new Silk Road plan should address geopoliticsWorld March 27, 18:03
"This is good news for Lithuania, the Baltic States and for the stability of Europe. Since 2006 there has been intensive work, which led to low inflation, a stable exchange rate, a low budget deficit and an acceptable debt to GDP ratio. Welcome to the Eurozone Lithuania," the EP rapporteur Werner Langen said.
Parliamentarians considered as positive the Lithuanian economy indicators such as the average inflation rate of 0.6% in the last 12 months (control value - 1.7%), the overall deficit by the end of 2013 at 2.1% of GDP (3%) and the gross debt service ratio to 39.4% of GDP (60%).
The green light earlier had been given to Vilnius by European Central Bank, European Commission and eurozone finance ministers. The final decision on Lithuania's accession to the eurozone should be taken at the European Council meeting on July 23. Afterwards, Lithuania will become the 19th member of the eurozone on January 1 next year.