Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
Foreign affairs

Lithuania expects Trump to stay firm on Russia, Linkevičius tells Pompeo

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has told US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that Vilnius expects US President Donald Trump‘s meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to reflect Washington’s principled stance toward Moscow. […]

Misija Sibiras test trek
Foreign affairs

Russia presents Lithuania with an ultimatum: agree with our conditions or we halt your project

It is unfortunate, but this year the organisers will face difficulties. Such hints were already bandied around by Kremlin propaganda outlets Baltnews and Sputnik in March by unnamed individuals, predicting that this year the project Misija Sibiras (Mission Siberia) will be obstructed. The threat was realised on Friday. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Foreign affairs

Lithuania mulls signing refugee return deal with Germany, president says

Lithuania is considering signing a bilateral agreement with Germany on the return of refugees, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Thursday. […]

Foreign affairs

Football fans travelled to Russia’s Kaliningrad via Lithuania without incidents

Around 1,600 football fans traveled by train to the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad via Lithuania on Thursday night without any incidents, Renatas Požėla, commander of border guards, told BNS Lithuania. […]