Linas Kojala
Opinion

The role of Lithuania in Eastern Partnership Policy

The Eastern partnership policy, a cornerstone of the European Union in terms of developing relationships with Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine, will soon celebrate its first decade of operation. From its inception, it has been based both on values (strengthening democracy at the side of the EU) and pragmatic interests (strategic stability, development of economic relations). […]

Mamuka Bakhtadze
Foreign affairs

Georgian prime minister visiting Lithuania

Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze is arriving in Lithuania for an official visit. Discussions on bilateral relations and economic are to be held during meetings with President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, lrt.lt writes. […]

CORPORATE

Žygimantas Pavilionis. Emanuelis Zingeris. Fourteen years in EU foreign policy: what are the achievements?

We mark twenty five years since the entry into force of the Maastricht Treaty introducing the common foreign and security policy of the European Union (EU), to which Lithuania actively contributed from the very outset, […]

Vladimir Putin, Angela Merkel
CORPORATE

The “Russian Factor” in Germany’s policy towards the Eastern Partnership

In contrast to many of its European neighbours, Germany maintained relatively close relations with Russia for a long time. Some observers even spoke of a German “Russia first” policy during the term of Chancellor Gerhard […]