Saulius Skvernelis
Foreign affairs

PM elaborates on his Russia position: principled communication better than none

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Lithuania needs to resume political contacts with Moscow because “straightforward and principled communication is better than no communication at all”. […]

Audronius Ažubalis

Macron’s vision for the EU is underpinned by federalisation with a France First flavour

For reform and seamless integration of the creaking European Union, visionary leaders are needed. This being said, pure thinkers are no longer welcome. We have had too many before. What Europe needs are doers with […]

Vygaudas Ušackas

Ušackas ending diplomatic service to enter Lithuanian politics – interview

Lithuanian diplomat Vygaudas Ušackas, the European Union’s (EU) ambassador to Russia, says he will shortly end his diplomatic service in Moscow and engage in analytical work and politics upon return to Lithuania, listing the demographic crisis as the key challenge in his home country. […]

Dargis' Presentation at the European Business Network

LPK President Dargis: Lithuania is not immune from the winds of change

Lithuania is not immune from the winds of change and the draughts of populism that are blowing across Europe, says Robertas Dargis, a prominent entrepreneur and the president of the Lithuanian Confederation of Industrialists (LPK). With his insightful overview of the country’s economic outlook, Mr. Dargis concluded the European Business Network’s season of monthly breakfast events. […]

French embassy in Vilnius
European Union

Support to Macron at Embassy in Vilnius 4 times above that to Le Pen

Pro-European centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron secured four times the vote at the French Embassy to Lithuania on Sunday, as compared with his far-right opponent Marine Le Pen. […]