Mr Pål Jonson, Swedish Defence Minister. Photo Ruslanas Iržikevičius

Swedish Minister of Defence: Sweden eager to join NATO at upcoming Vilnius Summit

Swedish Minister of Defence, Pål Jonson, discusses Sweden’s readiness to join NATO and its close relationship with Finland, in an interview with the Lithuania Tribune. He addresses the state of affairs with Turkey over terrorism and speaks on Sweden’s defense industry, its adaptability in the changing Euro-Atlantic landscape, and its strategic importance in regional security and cooperation. Learn more about Sweden’s potential NATO membership and their efforts to enhance security in the region. […]


The Pan-European Institute observes the economic development in the Baltic Sea region and in the EU’s neighboring countries

The Pan-European Institute (PEI) is a research institute operating under the faculty of Marketing and International Business at the Turku School of Economics at the University of Turku, in Finland. PEI is a specialist in […]

Antano Gedrimo nuotr.

This decision will be the 2nd geopolitical catastrophe for Russia and will be very beneficial for Lithuania

This is because the accession of Sweden and Finland would make the Alliance dominant in the Baltic Sea, undermine the defence of the Kaliningrad region, and force Russia to re-plan how it will protect St […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president plans to congratulate Estonia on its centenary in Estonian

Lithuania President Grybauskaitė, leaving for Tartu on Friday, plans to congratulate Estonia on its centenary in Estonian. […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction

Astravyets NPP’s expansion aimed at redirecting attention, Lithuanian energmin says

Belarus‘ reports about plans to build another two reactors at the Astravyets nuclear power plant are an attempt to direct attention from the problems the NPP builders are facing, Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas says. […]