Alexander Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin
Central/Eastern Europe

Kubilius. When will a “Belarusian” democratic revolution take place in Russia?

Regional elections were held in parts of Russia on Sunday (September 13). All of Russia has found itself between Khabarovsk in the Far East, with relentless protests throughout the summer, and Belarus, with a real […]

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe PACE
Foreign affairs

PACE: Russia was not confused for too long

What was surprising was not the return of Russia’s delegation to the hall of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe or PACE, but the near double number of votes in favour. Among them, […]

Andrius Kubilius
Opinion

On the Council of Europe, Russia, and elections of the Secretary General

MP Andrius Kubilius and Reinhard Veser At the end of March 2019, when the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe declared that my nomination was not to be submitted for further consideration to […]

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CORPORATE

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, lrt.lt writes. […]

At Ukraine's Independence Day rally in Vilnius
Central/Eastern Europe

Lithuanian MEPs to challenge Kremlin in the name of Eastern Partnership

Can the EU strengthen its relationships with its Eastern Partnership countries and encourage them to drift toward the West if it hasn’t established a unified and most importantly – firm – policy regarding Russia? It […]