Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Poorly thought out steps could accelerate Belarus’ descent into Russia’s grasp

Secretly, Alexander Lukashenko’s inauguration became the reference point for the next events in Belarus. The opposition was unable to find out the date for the “ceremony” ahead of time. Protesters planned to meet the “ascent […]

Protests in Minsk
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MEPs to Belarusian military: defend your people, not citizen Lukashenko

Members of the European Parliament call for the Belarusian military to defend the Belarusian people, rather than blindly following and executing Lukashenko’s illegal orders–inherently attacking them. Some 25 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from […]

Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Andrius Kubilius. Belarus: what next?

What has happened so far? Lukashenko lost the elections. He continues to try to remain in power by deploying the brutal and inhumane power of OMON and the military, pogroms and torture. By holding Sviatlana […]

Belarus President A. Lukashenko and Russian President V. Putin
Foreign affairs

Grybauskaitė‘s foreign policy: will Nausėda wade into the old river?

President D. Grybauskaitė‘s foreign policy toward the east, first and foremost toward Russia and Belarus, was controversial and hypocritical. How will her successor G. Nausėda act? At the start of her first term, D. Grybauskaitė‘s […]

Vytautas Landsbergis
CORPORATE

Vytautas Landsbergis’ wish for the Lithuanian government – less blood, more wisdom

“I hope that things will not be all bad in Lithuania, that we will avoid various collapses, violent actions, against the opposition for example. We are constantly beset by various scandals involving the government, the cabinet. While performing investigations on prior cabinets, it is time to prepare for investigations on this cabinet’s work and mistakes, which may or may not be malicious. There are things to investigate,” professor Vytautas Landsbergis says. On the starting year and what to expect in both domestic and foreign policy, a discussion on Delfi’s Dėmesio Centre with politician Vytautas Landsbergis. […]

Audronius Ažubalis
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A. Ažubalis. The Kremlin is evil, but its friends are ok, aren’t they?

Three years ago, instead of suspending or discarding the Iranian nuclear programme altogether, the major European and global countries, together with the then US President, Barack Obama, frivolously entered into an agreement with Iran on […]