Gaza officials say 1,875 Palestinians, mainly civilians, have been killed during the ongoing four-week-long conflict. Israel cites 64 military and three civilians deaths in the conflict that started on 7 July.
The Israeli prime minister came to Lithuania with a clear proposal that he did not sugar-coat or conceal. However, in Lithuania he was met by three confused prime ministers, jaws dropped in surprise and… uncoordinated […]
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania on Monday sent a diplomatic note to the Russian Embassy in Lithuania, protesting against illegal actions of Russian officials when detaining the fishing vessel Jūros Vilkas (Sea Wolf) which was sailing under the flag of Lithuania in international waters in the Barents Sea, its forced towing to the Port of Murmansk, as well as the illegal detention of its crew. […]
The issue re-appeared rather unexpectedly. On 5 November, after a meeting in Riga, the Justice Ministers of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania released a statement, in which they peremptorily declared that their countries had been occupied by and had been “exploited for political and economic needs” by the Soviet Union. The “enormous demographic and socio-economic losses”, caused by “the totalitarian communist occupation regime of the USSR.” should be “calculated in a scientifically-justified manner”, they said. The final step would be that they would “claim legally and factually justified compensation from the Russian Federation”. […]