Central/Eastern Europe

The Russian Liberal Bias

Do not expect grassroots change to happen in Russia. A popular phrase spoken only half-jokingly by the residents of Moscow goes like this, “Moscow ends, and Russia begins at the Sadovoye Koltso”. Sadovoye Koltso, or […]

Russian St. George's ribbon on a car in Vilnius on May 9
Foreign affairs

Vilnius mayor: How Kremlin propaganda tested Vilnius’ wariness

We received an interesting request a few weeks ago. At first glance, it was nothing bad, but on a more thorough look – Kremlin propaganda tried to covertly sneak into the heart of Vilnius, the […]

Pavel Sheremet

Killing of Sheremet in Kiev ‘a shock’ – Lithuanian minister

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that he is shocked by the killing of Pavel Sheremet, a prominent Belarusian-born journalist who worked in Ukraine, and expects that law-enforcement bodies will carry out a diligent investigation into his death.

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Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius in Radio Liberty studio.   Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune

Lithuania’s new transmitter to increase capacity broadcasting East

In the ongoing struggle to combat Russian propaganda and to reach millions of Russians, Belarusians and Ukrainians, the Radio Baltic Waves International transmitter in Sitkūnai will see its capacity increased substantially. […]