Belarus President A. Lukashenko and Russian President V. Putin
Foreign affairs

Grybauskaitė‘s foreign policy: will Nausėda wade into the old river?

President D. Grybauskaitė‘s foreign policy toward the east, first and foremost toward Russia and Belarus, was controversial and hypocritical. How will her successor G. Nausėda act? At the start of her first term, D. Grybauskaitė‘s […]

Vladimir Putin
Opinion

Russian politics in Putin’s new term

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the great survivor of European politics. Western leaders come and go, but Putin has persisted. He has managed to hold on to power for nearly two decades, through three foreign wars, two economic crises, multiple presidential and parliamentary elections (of varying degrees of fairness), a series of leadership reshuffles, the rise and fall of oil prices, and successive waves of economic sanctions. […]

Microphone in a radio studio
Uncategorized

New Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty transmitter to be launched in Lithuania

A new transmitter will be launched in Lithuania this week for broadcasting the Russian and Belarusian-language services of the US Congress-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) aimed at countering Russian propaganda. […]

Rosatom
Defence

Rosatom sought foothold in Lithuania – declassified intelligence info

Russia’s nuclear energy giant Rosatom, which is building the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus, had plans to gain a foothold in Lithuania, according to declassified material provided by the State Security Department to the parliament’s Committee on National Security and Defence. […]

Building site of the Astravyets Nuclear site
CORPORATE

In pursuit of preventing Astravyets, problems with Latvia

Lithuanian political leadership has unanimously accepted the view that the Astravyets nuclear power plant is dangerous and the Ministry of Energy visited Latvia yesterday in an effort to obtain cooperation. Latvia currently still has not […]