Foreign affairs

(Non)Lithuanian foreign policy accents on the other side of the new year

Following the end of the year, three foreign policy events would be good to discuss, having one way or another been significant to Lithuanian interests. By my subjective evaluation, they have been insufficiently showcased to […]

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Economy

In the Baltic states current economic crisis will be less severe than previous one

The world economy is currently experiencing its worst crisis since the Great Depression. The outbreak of COVID-19 virus and measures to curb it’s spread has caused the greatest shock to the world economy since the […]

H. E. Ambassador Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi at the National Library
Central/Eastern Europe

Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador: the Baltic Way showed that you will win

On August 23 the Baltic States celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way human chain which stretched from Vilnius to Tallinn and on August 24 Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day.  H. E. Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi, […]

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CORPORATE

Hungarian lessons for Lithuania and Europe

There is a good old English term illiberal democracy that does not have a precise translation into Lithuanian. It defines the regimes that come to power through democratic means, but their representatives apparently aim at the never-ending reign trampling on the fundamental European values of democracy, freedom of speech, and the rule of law. Let us call them anti-democrats, and let me share some insights about them. […]