Central/Eastern Europe

The Russian Liberal Bias

Do not expect grassroots change to happen in Russia. A popular phrase spoken only half-jokingly by the residents of Moscow goes like this, “Moscow ends, and Russia begins at the Sadovoye Koltso”. Sadovoye Koltso, or […]

Rasa Juknevičienė MEP

Juknevičienė. The Kremlin has gone back to the plan of testing the West

Recently, our political family, the European People’s Party, held an assembly. I was invited to give a presentation on Russia and Ukraine, in which I gave my assessment. What is happening today on the eastern […]


Ammunition production in Lithuania: time for investments!

Lithuanian government owns the Giraitė Armament Factory (GAF) that would face few mid and long-term challenges despite current profitability. The article details the challenges and proposes ways to deal with them. The Giraitė Armament Factory […]

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European Union

Vytautas Sinica. What kind of European Union does Lithuania want?

Membership of the EU and NATO are unquestionably necessary for survival and ensuring the national interests of our country. However, this does not mean that we unconditionally agree with any kind of ideas of Eurofederalism. […]

Aleksei Navalny
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. The decisions on Belarus are important and support for Navalny is a risky exam for Lithuania

Good news for Lithuanian foreign policy – President G. Nausėda seeks for a Belarus strategy to be created. We have not had one before, it’s not clear we will ever get one, but the intentions […]