Vladimiras Putinas
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. What is Putin’s opinion on Russia’s external intelligence?

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced incredibly quickly, three days later, that the organiser of the 8 October explosion over the Kerch Strait Bridge was the head of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defence’s Main […]

Central/Eastern Europe

A. Kubilius: a Foreign Policy lesson from Moscow

During a recent visit of Mr Borrell to Moscow, Putin gave the EU diplomacy an important lesson, which we appreciate. Putin’s regime sends a message that they do not consider the EU a strong geopolitical […]

Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Poorly thought out steps could accelerate Belarus’ descent into Russia’s grasp

Secretly, Alexander Lukashenko’s inauguration became the reference point for the next events in Belarus. The opposition was unable to find out the date for the “ceremony” ahead of time. Protesters planned to meet the “ascent […]

Rasa Juknevičienė MEP
Central/Eastern Europe

Putin’s parallel world and the return of Stalin

Right before Christmas, some interesting and strange things have surfaced in news reports. Not everyone has been following what was being published on the internet sites, which is why it is worth elaborating a bit […]

Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

On Belarus and its sovereignty

Is Belarus truly weak in its relations with Moscow? The unfortunate, who needs saving? This s how we often imagine it and thus understand very little. Only a very adept and strong member of the […]