A sentence from Lukashenko sows concern in Lithuania over an important income source

If Lithuania refuses to cooperate with Minsk, then Minsk will cooperate with Latvia, Belarussian President Aleksandr Lukashenko says. In other words, due to Lithuanian initiatives against Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, Belarussian freight could be diverted […]

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. […]

Wildfires in Latvia. Photo: Artūrs Andrejs Blomkalns, Valsts policija

Lithuanian military helicopters continue to help Latvia, Sweden fight wildfires

Two Mi-8 helicopters of the Lithuanian Air Force have been helping to fight wildfires in Latvia and Sweden for the third week now, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. […]

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Lithuanian Army sends helicopter to Latvia to help put out forest fire

The Lithuanian Army has sent a helicopter to help put out a large forest and peatbog fire raging in Western Latvia. […]