Central/Eastern Europe

Experts see a dangerous move by Brussels on sanctions: they wonder if there will be more of them?

Petras Auštrevičius, Member of the European Parliament and representative of the Liberal Movement, believes that the European Commission (EC) has overstepped the boundaries of its competence, as it should not interpret the law. According to […]

Lithuanian-Russian border
Central/Eastern Europe

Žalimas on sanctions against Kaliningrad: “I could see a certain lack of logic”

Dainius Žalimas, former President of the Constitutional Court, says he sees a lack of logic in the sanctions and a lack of courage and competence on the part of the country’s officials. According to him, […]

Remigijus Baltrėnas, Arnoldas Pikžirnis, Vaidas Saldžiūnas
Opinion

Russia may well use its usual means against Lithuania: another warning

How is Russia going to interfere in Lithuania’s upcoming presidential and municipal elections? How will Lithuania overcome the growing threat to national security? What is Russia’s role in the context of this growing threat? […]

The Ilyushin Il-76 is a Soviet-era heavy lift transport craft. This was a very successful design, and has been used extensively by civilian cargo enterprises throughout the world.
Defence

Russia says its warplanes followed intl practice during flight over Lithuania

Moscow said on Wednesday that two Russian military aircraft violated Lithuanian airspace in late September in order to avoid a storm, which was in line with international rules. […]