Salome Zurabishvili
Foreign affairs

Georgian president to visit Lithuania

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will meet Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili on Thursday, lrt.lt reports. […]

Presidential candidates' debate
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Presidential candidate discussion features pointed remarks: you want to open a gate to the East

The Eastern Europe Studies Centre organised its fourth Stasys Lozoraitis Annual Lithuanian Foreign Policy Conference, which featured a debate between potential presidential candidates on Lithuania’s position with the European Union resolving fundamental political challenges. The discussion had no lack of laughter and pointed remarks exchanged. […]

Batumi
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian defmin meets Georgian counterpart in Batumi

Lithuanian Minister of National Defense Raimundas Karoblis, currently on a visit to Georgia, on Friday met with his Georgian counterpart Levan Izoria. […]

Jüri Luik
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Jüri Luik: I think we can cooperate more

Estonia is often presented as a model country among the Baltic States, however it faces all the same security challenges as Lithuania and Latvia, ranging from defence spending to ensuring security in the face of difficult relations with Russia, to finally issues with NATO itself. The Lithuania Tribune interviewed Estonian Minister of Defence Jüri Luik at the Riga Conference 2018 to find out more, how the Northernmost Baltic State perceives security in our region. […]

EBN business breakfast
Foreign affairs

Fake news and resilience to Russian disinformation: NATO deterrence and stability in the Baltic region

The Russian efforts to undermine stability in Europe has been in the news throughout the Western world, but nowhere else is the threat felt as acutely as in the Baltic States. The European Business Network invited its members to hear about NATO’s work to counter the threat in the Baltics, a press release from the network states. […]

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin
Foreign affairs

The Kremlin is not interested in Macrons’ ‘stability’

The European security architecture needs to change, French President Emmanuel Macron declared during his latest visit to Finland. The changing world security architecture is forcing the European Union to adopt to the changing world. This is inevitable. However, the French President also called for an ‘update’ of the EU and Russia’s relationship. An ‘update’ should be welcomed, but the main question on whose terms this ‘update’ should be. Is the EU ready to accept an extended hand of friendship from the Kremlin? Certainly not and this is why. […]

No Picture
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s Vičiūnai says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea

The Lithuanian food production group Vičiūnų Grupė (Vičiūnai Group), owned by Visvaldas Matijošaitis, mayor of Lithuania’s second-largest city of Kaunas, as well as other shareholders, says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea Peninsula, occupied by Russia. […]