An appeals court in Lithuania overturns a ruling which had earlier, due to fears over homophobic violence, prevented the country's first gay pride parade going ahead in Vilnius tomorrow.
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says he "would recommend the leadership of Poland, Lithuanians and other empty-headed people to think before speaking," suggesting Belarus would halt natural gas supplies into Europe, if the EU pushes more sanctions. EU member states are to decide some time next week on new sanctions for human trafficking which led to the crisis.
Taiwan announces that it will be opening a representative office in Vilnius, Lithuania. This comes amid warming relations between the two nations and the opening of a Lithuanian office in Taipei. The office will be known as the Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania, making it the first Taiwanese diplomatic mission in Europe to include Taiwan in its name.
Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya asks the United States, the United Kingdom and the European Union to exercise more pressure on the government of Alexander Lukashenko. Tsikhanouskaya, who is currently in self-exile in Lithuania, has been calling for such sanctions since the arrest of activist and journalist Roman Protasevich on May 23.
Lithuania reports its first case of the UK variant of SARS-CoV-2 in a woman from Vilnius who tested positive for COVID-19 in early January.
Lithuania labels Hezbollah a terrorist organization and bans its members from entering the country, according to a statement by the office of the foreign minister.
Pope Francis arrives in Vilnius, Lithuania, on his visit to the Baltic States.
Five police are injured following violent protests at a gay pride march in Kiev.
110 people are injured and 200 people are arrested as anti-gay protesters and police clash in Belgrade at Serbia's first gay pride parade event since 2001.
The first President of an independent Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas, dies in Vilnius.
Hundreds of people take part in a two-hour march, "For Equality", in Vilnius at Lithuania's first gay pride, with police shooting tear gas and arresting at least 12 people who threw stones and fireworks at marchers.