Bundestag
CORPORATE

Green Wave in Europe – A New Hope Or ….?

Deutsche Welle, German news broadcaster, called the “Grunen”, the most successful Green Party of all times in the world. What’s more, they named them the greatest political winners of recent times, although the Christian Democratic Union – CDU – has recently won local elections with its allies and subsidiary policy creatures. […]

Arvydas Juozaitis
Foreign affairs

Alternative for Germany building connections in Lithuania

Having gained popularity in Germany, the far right party is seeking supporters in Lithuania as well. At the invitation of presidential candidate Arvydas Juozaitis, three MPs from the anti-immigration and recognising the Crimean annexation Alternative for Germany, have arrived in Lithuania. A. Juozaitis says that their view match over immigration and the European Union, but not Russia. Political scientist Tomas Janeliūnas notes that isolated by traditional parties in Germany, the AfD is seeking international recognition, lrt.lt writes. […]

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin
CORPORATE

Do we conduct our foreign policy in line with the US or with Putin’s Russia?

Last week’s news that, for the past two years, the Government led by Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has been covertly negotiating a draft Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration at the United Nations caused quite a stir in Lithuania. The turmoil following the revelation of this fact has not subsided yet. Interestingly, none of the Seimas committees in charge of foreign policy and national security have been informed about the negotiations. The reason behind this was obvious. Both publically and behind closed doors at a meeting of the Seimas Committee on Foreign Affairs, government members failed to provide answers to some of the essential questions: why do we have to approve this questionable agreement and who has decided that Lithuania supports it? […]

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. […]

Arkady Rotenberg
CORPORATE

LRT investigation. R. Karbauskis’ business sells fertiliser produced by the factory of V. Putin’s friend

The ruling “Farmers” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis‘ Agrokoncernas does not only import fertiliser from the Russian fertiliser producers Phos Agro and Acron. The LRT Investigation Department has uncovered that fertiliser belonging to a childhood friend of […]

Riga
Foreign affairs

The Rīga Conference 2018 – One week countdown

On the 28th and 29th of September at the Latvian National Library in Riga, politicians and world experts on politics and international relations will gather together to discuss the most pressing security and political issues on the regional and global level, a press release from the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation states. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Angela Merkel
Foreign affairs

Skvernelis tells Merkel Lithuania waits for German retailer Kaufland

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis invited Germany‘s retail chain Kaufland to come to the Lithuanian market as he met with Chancellor Angela Merkel in Vilnius on Friday. […]

Agnia Grigas
CORPORATE

Energy expert Grigas: Germany displaying hypocrisy with Nord Stream 2

German participation in the Nord Stream 2 project is a display of its hypocrisy: Germany wishes to be the leader of the EU, uphold a principled positon on Ukraine and Russia, but at the same […]

No Picture
Society

Lithuanian, foreign officers bust intl online crime gang

Lithuanian and foreign officers have busted a large-scale international criminal organization involved in various online and other crimes for a long time in Europe and beyond, Lithuania’s Prosecutor General’s Office said on Friday. […]