After a war in 2008, Moscow recognised the separatist South Ossetia and Abkhazia as independent, while the West still holds these to be occupied Georgian territories. Moscow has thousands of troops deployed in bases there. Due to this, Georgia‘s chances of entering the EU and NATO remain dubious.
According to Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, in January-February 2015, Lithuania’s intra-EU exports of goods stood at EUR 2.1 billion, up 2 percent compared with January-February 2014. Extra-EU exports of goods stood at 1.2 billion, down 19 percent compared with January-February 2014. […]