Vytautas Landsbergis
Energy

Landsbergis criticises Latvia: betraying Lithuania is a pit the Latvians will never escape

Professor Vytautas Landsbergis is critical of the Baltic States’ agreement on Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant. What the Latvian foreign minister describes as a compromise, the first head of state of restored Lithuania describes as a […]

Vitas Vasiliauskas
Cyber security

Money laundering story casts shadow on whole Baltic banking sector – Lithuanian c.banker

The recent money laundering story involving banks operating in the Baltic states has a negative impact on the reputation of the whole region’s banking sector, says Vitas Vasiliauskas, board chairman of the Bank of Lithuania. […]

Pope Francis and Latvian President Raimonds Vējonis
Foreign affairs

Pope Francis’ message to Latvians: freedom is a task for everyone

The development of individuals and the community is key to upholding freedom, Pope Francis said after arriving in Latvia on Monday, stating that the country’s independence is “a gift, but also a task for everyone”. […]

Riga
Foreign affairs

The Rīga Conference 2018 – One week countdown

On the 28th and 29th of September at the Latvian National Library in Riga, politicians and world experts on politics and international relations will gather together to discuss the most pressing security and political issues on the regional and global level, a press release from the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation states. […]

Economy

Over fifth of people in Lithuania live below poverty line

Around 650,000 people, or 22.9 percent, lived below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold in Lithuania last year, up 1 percentage point, the latest figures from Statistics Lithuania show. […]