Mac Thornberry

US congressman in Vilnius: Russia is a bully we must stand up to

Russia is threatening other countries, because this is Moscow’s way of working, US House Committee on Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry said in Vilnius on Thursday. […]

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Foreign affairs

No Lithuanians were aboard sunken Russian ship

Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it had received a confirmation that there were no Lithuanian citizens aboard the fishing boat that sunk in Russia. […]

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AlternativaPlatform, creators of Tanki Online, to open office in Vilnius

AlternativaPlatform, the creators of on-line game Tanki Online, which currently serves over 5 million users monthly, have announced the opening of their office in Lithuania. The office will soon employ five people who will be responsible for Tanki Online communication, public relations and client service in the European market. There are plans to enlarge the team in the future. […]

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Gazprom asks Vilnius court for full access to documents on EUR 36m anti-trust fine

A Vilnius court on Wednesday started hearing Gazprom‘s request to grant it full access to documents regarding a fine of almost 35.7 million euros imposed on the Russian gas giant by the Lithuanian competition watchdog. […]

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Opinion: War as a chance for Ukraine to become a normal state

Ukraine’s social order, characterized by limited access, has been an obstacle in the country’s attempts to create democracy and market economy during its entire post-soviet history. Recent Russian military aggression changed the balance of power within the country and opened a window of opportunity for Ukraine to transform itself from a limited access to open access order. Whether Ukraine will use this opportunity depends on relationship between the president and oligarchs. […]

Gitanas Nausėda

Lithuania will have hard time meeting this year’s budget targets, economist says

After the International Monetary Fund has warned that Lithuania this year is facing serious challenges in public finances, an economist says that meeting this year’s budget targets will not be easy. […]