Russian troops
Central/Eastern Europe

A culture of warfare adopted by Russia that we don‘t even understand

A Prussian culture of warfare, which is entirely atypical for the West, is typical for Russia and so, we often fail to understand Moscow’s aims and modus operandi. This culture is naturally exclusively goal-oriented. If […]

Ramūnas Vilpišauskas
Central/Eastern Europe

Ramūnas Vilpišauskas. Will stricter Western sanctions push Belarus toward Russia?

With the EU considering another sanctions package against Belarusian officials and organisations, the concern is rising that they could further strengthen Russia’s influence on Belarus. This risk exists, but it shouldn’t become a reason for […]

Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. In the shadow of Moscow and Zapad, Lithuanians taken hostage by Lukashenko and his circle

As a regular citizen and of importance only to myself, I would like to extend my Easter wishes to the staff of the Belarus sanatorium in Druskininkai, who are not giving up, and the Lithuanian […]

Central/Eastern Europe

Juknevičienė: we must support nations seeking democracy and freedom

Member of the European Parliament and former president of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Rasa Juknevičienė participated in the virtual event NATO and Ukraine: Vision-2030 on Tuesday. The event was intended to discuss Ukraine’s NATO prospects, […]