Vitas Vasiliauskas
Cyber security

Money laundering story casts shadow on whole Baltic banking sector – Lithuanian c.banker

The recent money laundering story involving banks operating in the Baltic states has a negative impact on the reputation of the whole region’s banking sector, says Vitas Vasiliauskas, board chairman of the Bank of Lithuania. […]

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. […]

Economy

Over fifth of people in Lithuania live below poverty line

Around 650,000 people, or 22.9 percent, lived below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold in Lithuania last year, up 1 percentage point, the latest figures from Statistics Lithuania show. […]

No Picture
Foreign affairs

Vilnius to mark US declaration condemning Baltic occupation

A traditional celebration will be held in Vilnius’ Vašingtono Aikštė (Washington Square) on Thursday to thank the United States on the 78th anniversary of the Sumner Welles Declaration that condemned the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states. […]