Jūros Vilkas was detained by the Russian coast guard in international waters on 18 September and towed by force to the port of Murmansk. Lithuania claims that Russia thus breached the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea. Moreover, Russia did not inform Lithuanian institutions about the arrest of the vessel and its crew (3 of 28 of its members are Lithuanian citizens) for four days.
„Two wars are happening at the time. The nearly World War in Syria, where a number of states are involved, and in Ukraine. Is it possible for the latter travel closer to us? I do […]
The Lithuanian will discuss the needs of the national defense system and the country’s participation in international operations at its meeting next week. […]
Financial institutions operating in Lithuania consider the risk arising from the prolonged period of low interest rates as increasingly significant, although, with the persisting geopolitical tensions, the risk related to a likely exacerbation of Russia‘s and Ukraine‘s conflict and related consequences has been assessed as the major one, shows the survey conducted by the Bank of Lithuania. […]