European Union – Value added tax. The Court of Justice of the European Union gave a preliminary ruling, concerning the interpretation of art 168 of Council Directive (EC) 2006/112. The request had been made in proceedings between 'Sveda' UAB (Sveda) and the State Tax Inspectorate under the Ministry of Finance of Lithuania; concerning a decision refusing deduction of the input VAT paid by Sveda in the context of the creation of a Baltic mythology recreational and discovery path.