Defence

Lithuanian authorities detain 3 suspected spies

Three citizens of Lithuania have been detained in Lithuania since December on the suspicion of spying for Russia in return for financial remuneration, the law-enforcement said on Thursday. […]

Mindaugas Bastys
Politics

Seimas speaker to ask for security guidelines on politicians’ dangerous ties

Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Seimas, says that he will ask the State Security Department, or VSD, for some guidelines what to look at while investigating politicians’ potentially dangerous ties with Russia. […]

Lithuania's Tatars
Defence

Intelligence: Lithuania’s Tatars targetted by Russia, Muslims abroad

Russia aims to boost it influence upon the Tatar community in Lithuania and take advantage of the disputes on the rights of the Polish residents of Lithuania, intelligence institutions said in an annual report of national security threats published on Monday. […]

Vytautas Bakas
Defence

Scope of national security threats changing – Chair of Committee

The scope of national security threats is changing with the European Union and NATO becoming the main target, the head of the Lithuanian parliament’s Committee on National Security and Defence said on Wednesday after a meeting at the State Security Department. […]