Saulius Skvernelis
Politics

Political scientist: S. Skvernelis has made a massive mistake

Political scientist Tomas Janeliūnas is convinced that Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis seeks to involve intelligence services into political fights by calling upon the State Security Department (VSD) over potential Kremlin influence on the Conservatives. Former heads of the VSD Gediminas Grina and Mečys Laurinkus are also surprised by the prime minister’s actions, lrt.lt writes. […]

No Picture
Foreign affairs

Lithuania to talk to Hague on CIA prison but sticks to intelligence centre version – BNS

Lithuania’s government does not rule out cooperation with the International Criminal Court on the US Central Intelligence Agency‘s alleged prison near Vilnius, however, sticks to its version that Antaviliai accommodated an intelligence support center rather than a secret interrogation center. […]

Artūras Paulauskas
Defence

Parliament committee chair: Terrorism threat low but Lithuania must stay alert

The threat of terrorism in Lithuania is low but the country should stay on alert, says Artūras Paulauskas, chairman of the parliamentary National Security and Defence Committee. […]

School girl from Lithuania at a Russian military camp
Defence

We’re monitoring children returning from Russian military camps – head of state security

Schoolchildren who have returned from military camps in Russia are being monitored by security officers in Lithuania, Gediminas Grina, head of the State Security Department, said on Monday. […]