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Vilnius, Lithuania - The Third Baltic Tiger! 06

Litas - 10 equals £2
Vilnius, Lithuania - The Third Baltic Tiger!

October 21st 2006
“How much to the Old Town?” I asked the taxi driver, a middle-aged Lithuanian man parked just outside the small terminal at Vilnius International Airport. “Forty Litas,” he answered in deep Eastern European tones. His eyes, I noted, didn’t flinch a fraction of an inch. It was just as we expected. Forty Litas was about eight British pounds. Over the odds for the short fifteen minute ... read more
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Lithuanian Flag Independent between the two World Wars, Lithuania was annexed by the USSR in 1940. On 11 March 1990, Lithuania became the first of the Soviet republics to declare its independence, but Moscow did not recognize this proclamation until September of 199... ... read more
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