Syndromes of Mimickry by Anastasia Pirozhenko

‘1990s was a time of great joy and great trauma’

Mimicking and copying Western Europe was one of the main strategies that Lithuanians used to cope with the socio-political and existential chaos after the collapse of communism, says Dr. Rasa Baločkaitė of Vytautas Magnus University. In her research, she applies the concepts of Postcolonialist studies to describe some absurd practices of the 1990s. […]

Frank Walter Steinmeier

Steinmeier reaffirms Germany’s contribution to Baltic security – Linkevičius

Germany’s foreign minister Frank Walter Steinmeier has assured that Berlin will contribute towards enhancing the security of the Baltic countries, Lithuanian foreign minister Linas Linkevičius says.

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Lithuania drops to 30th place in world competitiveness rankings

Lithuania has fallen to 30th place in the latest annual IMD World Competitiveness Rankings for 2016 though it remains a regional leader. […]

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Chinese and Central-Eastern European ministers meeting in Riga

Baltic transport ministers are meeting their Chinese counterparts for the first time in Riga to discuss initiatives strengthening transport links between Europe and Asia. […]