Earth & Conservation

What Is Life Really Like In Lithuania?

Despite its growing economy, Lithuanians are emigrating in search of better opportunities. So what is life like in this Baltic nation?

Lithuania is the largest and southernmost Baltic state. In 1990, it was the first Soviet state to gain independence, just one year before the Soviet Union collapsed.

Lithuania has one of the lowest GDPs in the European Union and has been struggling with mass emigration as well. In August of this year, thousands of troops gathered on the border of Lithuania and Russia, raising fears that a New Cold War may not be far off.

What is it really like to live in Lithuania? Watch today's Seeker Daily video to find out more.

Learn More:

Forbes: Lithuania And The Euro: One Year Later, The Romance Continues

CIA: The World Factbook- Lithuania

BBC: Lithuania country profile