Audronius Ažubalis
European Union

A. Ažubalis – I won’t give up my state

In the context of this pandemic, we tend to hear more active calls by Western politicians for urgent transformation of the European Union, i.e. achieving deeper political integration, which would supposedly meet the dynamics in […]

Kęstutis Girnius
CORPORATE

Kęstutis Girnius. The restless year of 2019

The coming year will not be easy. Global economic growth is slowing. The trade wars started by the USA have calmed, but could soon flare again because President Trump is becoming ever less predictable. […]

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. […]

Mobile phone
Society

Lithuania has no plans to introduce French-style mobile phone ban at schools

Lithuania’s Ministry of Education and Science says it has no plans to introduce a national ban on mobile phones at schools, leaving the right for schools to decide themselves on this issue. […]

Vilius Šapoka
European Union

Lithuanian finmin says not sure about benefit of common eurozone budget

Lithuania is not sure about the benefit of a common eurozone budget that Germany and France agreed to set up this week, Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka said. […]