Vladimir Putin
Opinion

Russian politics in Putin’s new term

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the great survivor of European politics. Western leaders come and go, but Putin has persisted. He has managed to hold on to power for nearly two decades, through three foreign wars, two economic crises, multiple presidential and parliamentary elections (of varying degrees of fairness), a series of leadership reshuffles, the rise and fall of oil prices, and successive waves of economic sanctions. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis
CORPORATE

LRT Investigation. R. Karbauskis’ secretive business in Belarus. What did the politician seek to hide?

The LRT Investigation Department has uncovered another Russian partner to Agrokoncernas. Fertiliser is also imported from the fertiliser factory Kuibyshev Azot, which is managed and whose shareholder is a member of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia, Viktor Gerasimenko. The head of the fertiliser factory supported V. Putin during the presidential elections and several years ago successfully ran in regional elections together with United Russia. The only shareholder of Agrokoncernas, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis sees no issue with such business partnerships, lrt.lt writes. […]

Žygimantas Pavilionis
CORPORATE

How will “the colorados” vote in the presidential election?

My personal position on the relations of some potential candidates for President of Lithuania with Russia has given rise to a series of debates and cast doubt as to whether or not what I say […]

Protests in Minsk
Uncategorized

Solidarity is what Belarus needs most now – Lebedko in Vilnius

Solidarity from the international community is what Belarusian people, who have been subjected to repressions from authorities over mass protests, need most now, Anatoly Lebedko, leader of the United Civil Party of Belarus, said in Vilnius on Monday. […]

Anatoly Lebedko
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Belarusian opposition think Russians may leave weapons after Zapad

The Belarusian society has fears about the upcoming joint war games with Russia, Zapad 2017, and the plans to bring numerous weaponry, Belarusian opposition activists have said in Vilnius. […]

Žymantas Pavilionis ir Laurynas Kaščiūnas
CORPORATE

A nuclear payload in Astravyets – how to convince Europe it is a threat?

Members of Seimas have been clamouring that the government is doing too little in order to obstruct the construction of the Astravyets nuclear power plant which poses a serious threat to Lithuania. According to the […]