Darius Jauniškis
Defence

Lithuanian security chief: We must avoid hysteria when discussing threats

Darius Jauniškis, the director of the Lithuanian State Security Department (VSD), says that intelligence agencies are increasingly open to communication with the public as they cannot remain invisible services in this information age. […]

Rosatom
Defence

Rosatom sought foothold in Lithuania – declassified intelligence info

Russia’s nuclear energy giant Rosatom, which is building the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus, had plans to gain a foothold in Lithuania, according to declassified material provided by the State Security Department to the parliament’s Committee on National Security and Defence. […]

At the presentation of the traditional report of national security threats
Defence

Lithuanian intelligence report in short – 6 key threats

Lithuania’s intelligence institutions on Monday published the traditional report of national security threats. BNS Lithuania presents the six key threats listed in the document: […]

Vytautas Bakas
Defence

Lithuania needs bigger defence budget for cyber security, universal conscription – MP

Lithuania needs a bigger defence budget to ensure cyber security and prepare for universal military conscription, says Vytautas Bakas, chairman of the parliament’s Committee on National Security and Defence, which has recently called on political parties to commit to increasing defence spending to 2.5 percent of GDP in 2020. […]