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Opinion: Why is Lithuania Russia’s Enemy No. 3?

That’s because the first two positions in Russia’s enemy ratings are reserved for extremely superior players. Lithuania in the third spot might sound counterintuitive, but it’s no joke, it’s an actual fact. But let’s unpack it in proper order. It comes as no surprise that Russia’s enemy number one is the United States, the only remaining superpower and world policeman after the collapse of the USSR. […]


Opinion: Lithuania’s Russian-speakers – what they’re for and what they’re against

Do Lithuania’s ethnic Russian citizens make integration into the society a priority or do they do quite the opposite, using the privileges of Lithuanian citizenship and leaning nevertheless toward Mother Russia? Is being Russian not just a question of blood and faith but also of identifying with Russian civilization and a fragmented nation that must be united? […]