Iskander
Defence

Russia stationing Iskander for permanent presence in Kaliningrad – Lithuanian defmin (Updated)

Russia stationed nuclear-capable Iskander missiles in its Kaliningrad region on Monday and intends to leave them there permanently, Lithuania’s defense minister and the president said. […]

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Defence

Russian FSB officer going before Lithuanian court for illegally crossing border river

Šakiai district court should Tuesday afternoon start hearing an unlawful state border crossing case, with charges brought against a Russian officer who entered Lithuania by crossing the River Šešupė flowing along the Lithuanian-Kaliningrad border. […]

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Energy

Exporting oil products via Russia would be dangerous for Belarus – Lithuanian PM

If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday. […]

NATO fighter-jets in Lithuania
Defence

NATO fighter-jets scrambled once last week over Russian warplanes

Fighter aircraft deployed in Lithuania to conduct the NATO air-policing mission in the Baltic states were last week scrambled once to intercept military aircraft of the Russian Federation in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Defense Ministry said. […]