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Lithuanian and Latvian armed forces compared – which seems better?

Defence expenditure in Latvia is being increased at a similar rate as in Lithuania, however returning mandatory military service in the country would significantly weaken its professional army and National Guard, Latvian Minister of Defence […]

Gintautas Paluckas, Algirdas Butkevičius

G. Paluckas compliments to A. Butkevičius before the election of the leader of LSDP group

Algirdas Butkevičius, Juozas Olekas and Andrius Palionis should compete for the post of the leader of Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP). This was confirmed by the chairman of the party Gintautas Paluckas, who said that […]

Zones of radioctive termination of the Astravyets nuclear power plant

What is the final geopolitical goal of the Astravyets nuclear power plant?

Prior to moving to the most important problem – the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) project it is worth at least briefly reminding of several present actors related to the topic Tomas Dapkus writes in […]

Minister of Defence Raimundas Karoblis at the DELFI TV conference

Minister of Defence on his plans for national defence infrastructure

Raimundas Karoblis’ name has so far not been well known in Lithuania. A career diplomat with over 20 years of experience, he himself was surprised by the proposal to become Minister of National Defence. He is inheriting a ministry with both an impressively rising budget and at the same time – the taint of corruption, but the former diplomat tells Delfi TV that in the end he decided to operate on the idea of “If need be, then so be it”. […]

Lithuanian Riflemen

Ukraine plans to create civilian, volunteer forces on Lithuania’s model

Ukraine is planning to create civilian paramilitary and volunteer military forces on the model of the Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union and the National Defence Volunteer Force. […]