The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Kazys Škirpa
CORPORATE

Kazys Skirpa: Saviour of Independence or Perpetrator of Crimes against Humanity

Kazys Skirpas (1895 – 1979) was the head of the Lithuanian Activist Front (LAF) and whom in 1941 rebels declared the prime minister of an independent Lithuania. It is worth reading and making known a […]

Rail Baltica
Economy

EP member: Baltic states should be strong on Rail Baltica project

Amid the increasingly heated discussions in the Baltic states about the financing of the European-gauge Rail Baltica project from European Union (EU) funds, Wim van de Camp of the European Parliament’s Transport and Tourism Committee says that the three Baltic states would definitely secure European funding for the project, if they are strong and demonstrate determination for the huge investment. […]

United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis
Defence

US secretary of defense Mattis arrives in Lithuania

United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis arrived in Lithuania on Tuesday evening on a visit, by which the US new administration aims to demonstrate its commitment to the security of the Baltic states amid concerns over Russia‘s foreign policies. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė with the US Senators Senators Lindsey Graham, Amy Klobuchar and  John McCain
Defence

President: US role remains trans-Atlantic security guarantee

At a meeting with United States senators visiting Vilnius on Thursday, Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė emphasized the country’s role to trans-Atlantic security. […]