Alexander Lukashenko
Foreign affairs

The fight against the Lukashenko regime takes an unexpected turn

The strategy to stop illegal migration from Belarus has taken a turn that was unexpected for Lithuanian politicians: outgoing German Chancellor Merkel spoke to Belarusian dictator Lukashenko on the phone to discuss the situation on […]

Society

Value-based approach: Lithuanian scientists provide insights into migration culture

Migration has been a pressing issue in Europe for several years now, and recently it has posed new challenges. The surge of migrants on the border of Lithuania and Belarus, the increase in refugees trying […]

Refugees at Greece's border
Defence

Lithuanian border guards prepare for potential flow of refugees through Russia

As the European Union blocks the flow of illegal immigrants from Libya to Italy and negotiates similar agreements in Turkey and Greece, some fear that migrants may try a new approach towards entering the European Union that would take them through Russia and potentially the Baltic states. […]

Foreign affairs

Russian citizen behind wheel of Lithuania-registered truck busted with migrants in France

The driver of the Lithuania-registered truck that was pulled over in France with 11 migrants aboard is a citizen of Russia, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry confirmed to BNS on Wednesday. […]