Central/Eastern Europe

The rails of war: An EU railway initiative for the defence of Ukraine

The Ukrainian authorities recently launched a call for proposals to improve the country’s defence capabilities. Here is one that we believe could help strengthen Ukraine’s immediate and longer-term defence. And, beyond that, it could help […]


The Rise of THC Culture and Cool Facts We Should Learn About it

Cannabis has been around for centuries, and only recently has its use become more widespread. THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, is responsible for the “high” that people feel when they smoke or […]

Rasa Juknevičienė MEP

NATO Secretary General: “Ukraine’s defeat would put us all at risk and make Europe more vulnerable to Russian aggression”

In discussion with NATO Secretary General (SG) Jens Stoltenberg at the European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE) on 13 July in Brussels, SEDE Vice-Chair Rasa Juknevičienė congratulated NATO on the historic decisions taken […]

Lithuanian-Russian border
Central/Eastern Europe

History of Kaliningrad: how Prussian lands became “historic Russian territory”

The name Kaliningrad is the subject of much debate these days. Russia complains and lies while the world walks warily around. The region seems to be of great importance to Russia, even though the Russians […]