Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Kubilius. 3 Belarussian factors and Macron’s visit to Lithuania

It is nearing two months now that people’s mass protests continue in Belarus without halting or weakening against the regime of usurper A. Lukashenko. Some in Lithuania even say with concern that the supporters of democracy […]

Andrius Kubilius
Foreign affairs

MEP Kubilius disappointed with Georgian constitutional amendment

Andrius Kubilius, Member of the European Parliament and Chair of the EPP Lithuanian delegation expresses concern with recent developments in Georgia, when the constitutional amendment on the transition to a proportional electoral system was rejected in the […]

Andrius Kubilius. Photo Seimas
Foreign affairs

The cost of Western naivete

This week the Council of Europe (CoE), the organization where some time ago I quite naively ran for the position of Secretary General, opted to pay a big price for its naivete – by returning […]

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Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war

Currently the Seimas is discussing two legislative projects, which would fundamentally change news media work. Representative of the Lithuanian Journalist Union (LŽS) Darius Lukoševičius had a brief, but telling description for the majority’s aims – “declaring a state of war.” However, gathered in a discussion hosted by the opposition on press freedom, specialists in the area openly pointed out that the situation is already bad, without even the amendments having been put in place, writes. […]