Central/Eastern Europe

Anušauskas: Russia has a three-week time window, after which the situation in Ukraine could change significantly

Although the West is already sending heavy weapons to Ukraine, the Ukrainian armed forces are not yet in a position to develop a significant offensive against the Russians. Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas […]

Cyber security

5G networking rapidly developing across Lithuania: controls tightened, politicians’ eyes turn to Huawei

With 5G connectivity being developed around the country, the government looks at its regulation. The ruling bloc has proposed to judge the new technology’s implementation by way of national security criteria and prohibit access to […]

Irina Rozova and Viktoras Pranckietis. Photo Julius Kalinauskas 15min.lt

Eight MPs have lost permits to work with classified information

There are eight members of Seimas, who have lost their permits to work with classified information. The Seimas speaker cannot disclose who they are. A part of the parliamentarians lost their licenses because of a […]

Remigijus Baltrėnas and Darius Jauniškis

Military intelligence head does not reveal, what he presented to the PM: have a calm Christmas

The head of the State Security Department (VSD) Darius Jauniškis and Second Investigation Department (AOTD) head Remigijus Baltrėnas aim to calm passions, which flared after Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis called upon the intelligence services. The intelligence heads do not reveal, regarding what the PM called on them, however they assure that they have observed no hints of unrest in Lithuania, lrt.lt writes. […]

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At least 11 MPs hit by massive spam attack

At least 11 Lithuanian lawmakers received 50,0000 spam emails in a massive spam attack on Thursday, the National Cyber Security Centre (NKSC) said on Friday. […]