Virginijus Sinkevičius

Virginijus Sinkevičius: the goal is a flourishing Lithuania

Seimas Committee of Economics Chairman Virginijus Sinkevičius notes that the current government is prepared to cooperate with the private sector to find the best decisions for the country. At the same time the politician stresses […]

Slovenian President, Borut Pahor
Foreign affairs

Slovenian president to pay official visit to Lithuania

Slovenian President Borut Pahor on Monday is coming to Lithuania for an official visit that will focus on defense and cybersecurity, the Lithuanian president’s office said. […]

Rusijos kariai be skiriamųjų ženklų Kryme

Little green men from new incubators

There a has been growing concern in Europe regarding the Kremlin’s new methods of formulating the aggressive fifth column whose members are recruited under the guise of combat sports clubs. According to, experts Lithuania – […]

Zbigniew Brzezinski
Foreign affairs

Brzezinski was defender of free, democratic values – President Grybauskaite

Prominent US academician Zbigniew Brzezinski who passed away in the United States last week was an outstanding public figure, unwavering defender of freedom and democracy, true patriot of his country and faithful friend of Lithuania and Europe who worked for strengthening partnership ties between the United States and Europe, Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite said in a message of condolences. […]

Algis Krupavičius

A.Krupavičius: if this continues, then Lithuanian people will walk away

Lately, we no longer gear arguments amongst Lithuanian political parties over larger strategic questions: they agree on energy, defence, they don’t argue over the new Labour Code. Political scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis didn’t criticize these tendencies: […]

The Kremlin

Lithuanian view: What to expect from Russia in 2017?

2017 could be the year of Russia’s return – the signs of this were discussed in a Tuesday afternoon discussion organised by the the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (RESC) and VU TSPMI. The political scientists discussed the topic of “What will decide Russian foreign policy in 2017?” It is likely that the government rotation of the West, the resolution of the stalled Syrian conflict and strategic changes to the Russian tone will open opportunities for de-escalation and Putin’s return as a figure that is repulsive for many, but at the same time – an inevitable partner in resolving questions in the international political arena. […]

Dovilė Šukytė

U.S. presidential election as a wake-up call for women in leadership

The defeat of Hillary Clinton in the U.S. presidential election has resulted in well-founded concerns for the U.S. and Europe. Lithuania is no exception. Currently, our concerns about the safe future are being addressed and soothed by highest U.S. officials, including Vilnius-residing Ambassador Anne Hall who shortly after the announcement of the election results reassured us about the U.S. commitment to its alliance with Lithuania. […]

Ramūnas Vilpišauskas

Vilpišauskas. A look at the leading parties‘ EU policies

Public surveys shows (the text in Lithuanian was published on October 3) that there are three parties that have the biggest chance to form the leading coalition: the Social Democratic Party of Lithuania (LSDP), the […]