Ingrida Šimonytė

Who could replace Šimonytė?

After the leaders of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats, Gabrielius Landsbergis and Ingrida Šimonytė, decided to call for early elections, and if they do not take place – to resign the entire government, a certain […]

Albinas Januška

Former presidential adviser says Lithuania’s NATO membership is 2nd-rate. They agreed behind our backs

Albinas Januška, a signatory of the Act of Independence, diplomat and former advisor to the President, is talking and thinking a lot these days about national defence, diplomacy and how we can do more by […]


Preparations for a war scenario in Lithuania – only on paper? Core institutions feel left in the dark

Preparations for a possible war seem to be limited to papers and strategies – Lithuanian schools, the country’s medical profession and even some members of the Seimas say they do not know what they should […]

Emmanuel Macron, the French President-elect
Central/Eastern Europe

Leaders of Poland and Lithuania stand up for transatlantic unity: try to correct Macron’s mistakes

The shadow of Emmanuel Macron loomed over Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki’s visit to the US this week. Polish and Lithuanian politicians have begun to shrug off the French leader’s controversial stance and defend transatlantic […]

Mr Pål Jonson, Swedish Defence Minister. Photo Ruslanas Iržikevičius

Swedish Minister of Defence: Sweden eager to join NATO at upcoming Vilnius Summit

Swedish Minister of Defence, Pål Jonson, discusses Sweden’s readiness to join NATO and its close relationship with Finland, in an interview with the Lithuania Tribune. He addresses the state of affairs with Turkey over terrorism and speaks on Sweden’s defense industry, its adaptability in the changing Euro-Atlantic landscape, and its strategic importance in regional security and cooperation. Learn more about Sweden’s potential NATO membership and their efforts to enhance security in the region. […]