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M. Laurinavičius: Revolut is involved with the Kremlin from beginning to end

A month ago, Lithuania was the first country in Europe to grant a specialised banking license to the company Revolut, which caused member of Seimas Stasys Jakeliūnas suspicions. The MP contacted the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) and State Security Department (VSD), asking them to check the financial company’s business model and links to Russian politicians, writes. […]

Marius Laurinavičius

Laurinavičius: people imagine Russian spies’ work based on James Bond movies

People imagine the work of spies, especially those of the Russian regime, based on films about James Bond or Stierlitz, Vilnius Institute of Political Analysis expert Marius Laurinavičius tells LRT Radio. According to him, often it is imagined that spies gather top secret information, however it is often the contrary. Member of Seimas Vytautas Bakas also states he believes the perception of spy stories is often too primitive, writes. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

LRT Investigation. R. Karbauskis’ secretive business in Belarus. What did the politician seek to hide?

The LRT Investigation Department has uncovered another Russian partner to Agrokoncernas. Fertiliser is also imported from the fertiliser factory Kuibyshev Azot, which is managed and whose shareholder is a member of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia, Viktor Gerasimenko. The head of the fertiliser factory supported V. Putin during the presidential elections and several years ago successfully ran in regional elections together with United Russia. The only shareholder of Agrokoncernas, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis sees no issue with such business partnerships, writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

If Skvernelis is seeking to rally his electorate, he chose the wrong opponents

The striking teachers are awaiting Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis’ apology, but he does not appear intent to do so. The team assembled by the PM, which is preparing a long-term public sector wage payment project features neither striking, nor non-striking teachers. The trade union confederation chairwoman stated that the goal is the lowest earning civil servants, but teachers were not mentioned among them, writes. […]

Marius Laurinavičius

M. Laurinavičius: we have still not grasped that we are experiencing a war situation against Russia

Lithuania spends millions of euro on cyber security every year – supposedly guarding from Russian threats. While it is claimed that rising threats are being watched for, words do not always match actions, writes. […]

Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

M. Laurinavičius on US withdrawal from Iran agreement: this will affect us

US President Donald Trump‘s announcement that the USA is withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear agreement signed with Iran has raised an uproar and much discussion in the world. According to experts, this move by the […]


Pavilionis. Pearl Harbor – the USA and Lithuania

Exactly 75 years ago the USA experienced a blow which would change the course of history. Making use of all its capacities the US learned from history and entered the war against a totalitarian regime by… making an alliance with another totalitarian regime. Later followed victory and… Yalta. […]