Kęstutis Girnius

Kęstutis Girnius. Did the Seimas cast a challenge to the rule of law?

With the impeachment of M. Bastys failing in Seimas, a wave of outrage rippled forward, part earnest, part based on political considerations. Exchanges of polemic fire began. The majority and the opposition accused one another […]

Andrius Kubilius

Andrius Kubilius. On 13 January 1991, the front line was in Lithuania. Now it is in Ukraine

On 13 January 1991, 27 years ago, Lithuania stood up for freedom. Not only for its own. We defended the European future. But for the victory there and then, Lithuania and Europe would be very […]

No Picture
Foreign affairs

Lithuania should make contact with Russia – PM

Lithuania should this year make contacts with representatives of the Russian administration, says the country’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, dismissing the current isolation policies as detrimental and unique in the European Union (EU). […]

Angela Merkel
European Union

President sees post-election Germany as key partner in Europe

After German parliamentary elections secured Chancellor Angela Merkel with yet another term in office, Berlin will remain Lithuania’s most important partner in Europe, says President Dalia Grybauskaitė. […]