Angela Merkel and Saulius Skvernelis
European Union

Merkel: Fake news about troops in Lithuania show we should be alert

The news in Lithuania about an underage girl allegedly raped by troops show the need to be alert of such provocations, says Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel. […]


Half-hearted reforms won’t raise competitiveness of the Baltic Region – Swedbank

Russia has exited recession and now all the Baltic Sea region (BSR) economies are expanding, but growth is expected to be modest. The global rise of populism and anti-establishment moods, although promising fiscal expansion that may boost short-term growth, builds up risks of protectionism with a negative impact on long-term growth, Swedbank writes in its annual Baltic Sea Region Report. […]

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Lithuania contributes to UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force

Lithuania is contributing to the creation of the UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force, which will consist of around 10,000 troops. […]

General Salvatore Farina

‘I see no chance of war with Russia’ – NATO general in Vilnius

NATO General Salvatore Farina has said that dangerous Russian conduct in the Baltic Sea region was unlikely to lead to a large-scale military conflict. […]