Central/Eastern Europe

Andrius Kubilius. On Western Strategy towards Russia

There are two lines of thinking among the politicians in the EU on relations with Russia. There have always been those who call for – maintaining, restarting, refreshing  – a dialogue with the current leadership […]


Is there a need to worry about national identity?

One of the most complicated problems that President Gitanas Nausėda is going to face is nationalism.  It is awakening in Europe and it will reach Lithuania too, even though not in the shapes we are […]

Vytautas Bruveris

Vytautas Bruveris. Politicians’ tools – hammer and sickle

If the nation is sitting on a powder keg, it must suddenly be removed from beneath its behind. These are the words of famous crisis prevention specialist Remigijus Šimašius, who works as Vilnius mayor. This […]

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe PACE
Foreign affairs

PACE: Russia was not confused for too long

What was surprising was not the return of Russia’s delegation to the hall of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe or PACE, but the near double number of votes in favour. Among them, […]