Žygimantas Pavilionis

Partnership with Poland should be Lithuania’s key foreign policy priority, says former ambassador to US

Many in Lithuania have been criticizing Poland‘s new government, but former Lithuanian ambassador to the US Žygimantas Pavilionis believes that the return of a strategic partnership between Poland and Lithuania should be our greatest foreign policy priority. According to Pavilionis, those now criticising the Polish government are the same people that accepted Barack Obama‘s attempts to reset the US relationship with Russia and improve the EU’s relationship with Russia. […]

Mikhail Khodorkovsky in Vilnius

Opinion: Khodorkovsky’s speech in Vilnius or prudence vs. clatter of dreamers

Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s visit in Vilnius has triggered a wave of emotional reactions that seem to have overwhelmed the critical thinking faculties and political sense of angry observers. Absolutely scandalous – Khodorkovsky dared not to say that he would immediately give back Crimea if he became Russia’s leader! […]