Vladimir Putin and John Kerry

Opinion: The only way to defeat Putin

A cloth voodoo doll with tiny button eyes depicting Vladimir Putin; a knife to cut it; a water bowl to drown it; pins and needles to prick it. And it all feels so good. It’s a perfect illustration of what the desks of certain politicians, reporters and analysts might look like who were writing about Russia in 2014 and 2015. […]

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Opinion: Winning back hearts and souls of Lithuania’s citizens

The West now faces bigger problems than Ukraine’s future or Russia’s plans for its neighbours. The growing threat of terrorism makes Russia more and more indispensable to its Western partners. That’s dangerous for the Baltic states because there’s no way that the Kremlin will renounce its aggressive goals, get lost in Syria or run out of resources for all of its front lines. […]


Opinion: Images of information war

Much have been written in recent years about the broad information war front that Russia opened against the West. Since Lithuania is today, thankfully, part of the West, we get a fair share of the offensive. This is a war, however, without sizzling bullets, without exploding mines or thundering of bombs, so we carry on with our lives as usual, our home windows intact. […]

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Investigators of Lithuanian army’s website hack seek assistance from abroad

After hackers broke into the website of the Lithuanian Army’s Joint Staff, Lithuanian prosecutors sent out requests for legal assistance to foreign countries. […]

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Opinion: Information security – new challenges and Georgia

By one of its definitions, hybrid war involves classical military actions as well as undermining activities, energy, economic and finance warfare and, most importantly, information warfare. This is the kind of hybrid war that Russian Federation is waging against Ukraine. However, in one of his articles, the Russian expert, Andrey Ilarionov mentioned, that rather from being just a conflict between two countries, the war between Russia and Ukraine is a full-scale confrontation between the West and Russia. Unfortunately, Georgia found itself on the front line of this fierce confrontation between civilizations and has hence become one of the hotspots of information warfare. […]

Linas Linkevičius

Fighting propaganda with bans is not the best way, Lithuanian foreign minister says

Commenting on recent reports that the rebroadcasting of one more Russian TV channel could be suspended in Lithuania, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that such bans are not the best way to fight propaganda. Instead, he says, Lithuania should create high-quality alternatives. […]


Lithuania’s telecom Teo to hold public lectures on information warfare

Lithuania’s IT and telecommunications company Teo is starting a public education project entitled Consciousness Beats Propaganda in 10 cities and towns of Lithuania. […]