As a moving bridge in Klaipeda, Lithuania, began to shift, this man thought he could still somehow make it onto the drifting structure. His jump over the bridge’s rope, however, led to a hugely painful face plant that’ll have you yelling “Ouch!” at your screen. Subscribe to our YouTube!
The success of a U.S. television series on the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster has made its filming locations in Lithuania an off-beat tourist attraction, but has also renewed the anger and helplessness felt by many of the Lithuanians forced to clean up the contamination.
China's Sun Yang was handed the men's 200 meters freestyle world title on Tuesday after Lithuanian Danas Rapsys was disqualified, while Britain's Duncan Scott, who finished joint third, refused to shake hands with the Chinese winner on the podium.
Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday.
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