Vladimir Putin, Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Assessing Lukashenko’s strategy: a plan to retire him instead of the gallows

While Belarusian dictator Aliaksandr Lukashenko threatens that the Baltic states will lose their statehood if the escalating tensions between the West and Russia and its ally Minsk escalate into war, political experts note that Belarus […]

Politics

Experts on what action Šimonytė should take: how could it affect the Conservatives?

Last week, two striking episodes rocked the national political landscape – the ongoing issue of the transit of Belaruskalij fertilisers through Lithuania and the periodic defections of politicians from the largest opposition party, the Lithuanian […]

Angela Merkel
Foreign affairs

Landsbergis didn’t hear about Merkel’s call from the Presidential Office: thank God, we have other friends

Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis regrets that the ministry learned about the call between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Belarusian authoritarian leader Aliaksandr Lukashenko only from foreign partners and not from the Presidential Office, lrytas.lt reported. […]

Society

Migrants lives in Lithuania: calling ambulance for fun, emerging groups

Municipalities, which have had to temporarily shelter migrants are counting the second month of being neighbours now. It wasn’t just locals who got accustomed to the new arrivals over this period – the municipalities’ representatives […]