Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

Do we conduct our foreign policy in line with the US or with Putin’s Russia?

Last week’s news that, for the past two years, the Government led by Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has been covertly negotiating a draft Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration at the United Nations caused quite a stir in Lithuania. The turmoil following the revelation of this fact has not subsided yet. Interestingly, none of the Seimas committees in charge of foreign policy and national security have been informed about the negotiations. The reason behind this was obvious. Both publically and behind closed doors at a meeting of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs, government members failed to provide answers to some of the essential questions: why do we have to approve this questionable agreement and who has decided that Lithuania supports it? […]

Vytautas Keršanskas

V. Keršanskas. Fighting hostile propaganda: three wasted years?

Propaganda and disinformation backed by hostile states remains a relevant challenge even while the topic itself is no longer discussed as widely as it was two or three years ago. During the Maidan revolution, Russia […]

Merkel and Skvernelis

What would the victory of Merkel mean to Lithuania?

The fourth term of Angela Merkel as the German chancellor would be a good sign for Lithuania and Europe because after “Brexit“, migrants and economic crisis stability is needed. In addition, A. Merkel’s position on […]