The Kremlin
CORPORATE

Ž. Pavilionis and D.J. Kramer: The folly of dialogue with Kremlin

French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were among the leading figures attending the recent St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, at which they met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader traveled to Vienna this week to meet with Austria’s leadership. And media reports indicate that President Donald Trump is interested in hosting Putin in Washington in the near future. There almost seems to be a race in engaging with Putin, including in Lithuania. […]

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. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė, Jose Angel Gurria
Foreign affairs

Lithuania signs OECD accession agreement

President Dalia Grybauskaitė signed on Wednesday an agreement on Lithuania’s accession to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Convention. […]

CORPORATE

Lithuania celebrates growing Chinese investment, but does it consider potential risks?

Foreign direct investment from China is on the rise in Europe and Lithuania, the country would also like to invest in a strategic object – Klaipėda port, however behind such investment there may lie the […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė and Emmanuel Macron
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s president to meet with France’s Macron in Paris next week

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė is Monday leaving for Paris on a working visit, which will include a face-to-face conversation with French President Emmanuel Macron. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas
CORPORATE

G. Kirkilas: we must make good use of the Lithuanian-Polish relations‘ renaissance

A new prime minister was appointed in Poland and the country’s ministerial cabinet was reshuffled. International policy commenters in Europe predict more moderate Polish policy. How will Polish foreign policy change and what influence could […]