Jüri Luik
CORPORATE

Jüri Luik: I think we can cooperate more

Estonia is often presented as a model country among the Baltic States, however it faces all the same security challenges as Lithuania and Latvia, ranging from defence spending to ensuring security in the face of difficult relations with Russia, to finally issues with NATO itself. The Lithuania Tribune interviewed Estonian Minister of Defence Jüri Luik at the Riga Conference 2018 to find out more, how the Northernmost Baltic State perceives security in our region. […]

Society

Lithuania posts modest results in combatting foreign bribery, but is on right track

Lithuania has, so far, achieved modest results in combating bribery in international business transactions, but the country has taken significant steps to improve these efforts, Transparency International said in a report published on Wednesday. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s ForMin to renounce commercial visa intermediaries in Russia

Lithuania’s visa services will stop cooperation with commercial intermediaries selling travel organization services in Russia while issuing Schengen visas as of February, according to an order signed by Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. […]

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Culture

Baltics set up joint cultural foundation

The culture ministers of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Sunday signed in Riga an agreement on the establishment of a Baltic cultural foundation. […]

Energy

Lithuania still hopes for synchronization compromise

A compromise has not been reached yet on the technical execution of the synchronization of the Baltic states’ power networks with Western Europe amid the Baltic states’ plans to sign a political agreement on the project later in June. Representatives of the Lithuanian government hope a compromise will be reached by the end of June. […]

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Defence

Lithuanian defmin: NATO’s attention to Baltics must be continuous

The Baltic countries must secure the continuation of the security initiatives that have been launched in the region, Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Thursday after meeting his Latvian and Estonian counterparts in Klaipėda. […]