Compared to Lithuania, no other state better understood the fact that membership in the EU and NATO – especially NATO – was (and still is) essential to the country’s long-term survival and the assurance of national interests. It was this goal of achieving the membership that motivated and led Lithuania forward during its first decade of independence. Lithuania always associated NATO with safety and EU with welfare and benefits – and, sadly, better governance as well. […]
Celebrating the International Volunteer Day we are pleased to announce that more people in Lithuania are dedicating their time for volunteering. Congratulations to every citizen for such a conscious choice, which adds value to the various non-profit organizations, raises the social capital of the individual, and also contributes to the state budget, a press release from the Non-Governmental Organizations Information and Support Centre states. […]
The people are drawing away from the so-called establishment political powers, instead minor protest, populist and more radical parties are gaining momentum, lzinios.lt writes. “I believe that four million voices can gather for more than […]
The Lithuanian people view themselves as patriots, are particularly proud of their forefathers’ land and its rich history, public opinion researchers say. However we have certain unique features which make Lithuanian patriotism unique even compared […]
Lithuanians have been unwavering EU enthusiasts for over a decade since they joined in, all the while Brussels institutions largely lost favour of many European. Experts say it is about much more than just the money that Lithuania gets from the EU. […]
European Union citizens think that the biggest problems in Europe right now are immigration and terrorism, while Lithuanians are more worried about issues closer at home, like unemployment and rising prices, says sociologist Vladas Gaidys commenting on the results of a recent Eurobarometer survey.