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M. Laurinavičius: Revolut is involved with the Kremlin from beginning to end

A month ago, Lithuania was the first country in Europe to grant a specialised banking license to the company Revolut, which caused member of Seimas Stasys Jakeliūnas suspicions. The MP contacted the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) and State Security Department (VSD), asking them to check the financial company’s business model and links to Russian politicians, writes. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

D. Grybauskaitė: the EU will owe us

Lithuanian farmers will not receive the sort of direct grants from the EU as were promised already in 2013. “This means that the EU will owe us,” Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told LRT Radio before departing to negotiations on the EU’s new budget. However, the situation could be even worse. According to the president, if the UK will not depart the EU as planned due to political chaos, the budget, which does not satisfy Lithuania already, will decline even further. […]


We are closer to synchronization as never before, Lithuanian energmin says

The synchronization of the Baltic states’ power systems with continental Europe has been given a strong foundation after the Baltic states, Poland and the European Commission signed a political deal on Thursday, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas says. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas

Vygaudas Ušackas: Dalia Grybauskaitė has shown her true colours

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has been “involved in scheming and intrigue and has shown her true colours”. That’s how Vygaudas Ušackas, former minister of foreign affairs and ambassador to the US, Mexico and Great Britain and […]

Vytautas Keršanskas

V. Kešanskas. J. C. Juncker – a guarantee of Lithuanian geopolitical security?

The phrase that the European Union is the cornerstone of Lithuanian geopolitical security, which is often taken for granted, must be justified by answering the question, what sort of EU could actually perform such a […]


Europe, We Have a Problem!

Surely many people will remember the famous story about the Apollo 13 spaceship which almost killed three astronauts in April 1970 because of technical problems. The astronauts saved themselves thanks to their professionalism and to the self-denying and highly professional activities of the support team that was on the Earth. Several movies have been devoted to this subject, the best known of which is Apollo 13 (1995). Many people will also remember the phrase which the astronauts expressed when admitting that there were serious problems: “Houston, we have a problem.” […]

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Foreign affairs

Baltic countries speak out against EU sanctions on Poland

The three Baltic prime ministers said in Vilnius on Friday that they were against EU sanctions on Poland over its judicial reform. […]