Ramūnas Bogdanas
CORPORATE

R. Bogdanas. Klaipėda and aggression on the Kerch straits

To sit down with the US president and split the world – this is V. Putin’s great dream. A 20 minute long talk was to be held between the two leaders in Buenos Aires during a G-20 meeting and after – two hour negotiations including delegations. All that remains of this is one question that D. Trump posed to V. Putin as he was walking. This question was not about Syria, not about intermediate distance rockets. It was about the attack on Ukrainians on Kerch straits. […]

Angela Merkel
Foreign affairs

Merkel, in Vilnius, vows to keep sanctions on Russia, but defends Nord Stream (Updated)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in Vilnius on Friday that the European Union would maintain its sanctions against Russia until progress had been made in implementing the Minsk agreement on resolving the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. […]

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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. […]

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. […]

Audronius Ažubalis
CORPORATE

Audronius Ažubalis. The new political leadership of the European Union faded in St Petersburg

Less than one week ago, when releasing the text on the relations between major European Union powers and the US, I did not expect myself to be writing so soon again. At the time when […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania supports actions against Syrian regime – formin

The Syrian regime crossed a number of red lines, therefore, Lithuania supports the actions taken by the United States, the United Kingdom and France, says Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. […]