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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, lrt.lt writes. […]

Marius Laurinavičius
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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, lrt.lt writes. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis
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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, lrt.lt writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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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, lrt.lt writes. […]

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Presidential candidate’s initiative described as a national threat: such people should not even be invited to Lithuania

Is it necessary or to what extent is it necessary to interact with Russia – this discussion started early this year appears to have been renewed. New passions were incited regarding the October 4-5 international […]

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Politicians and analysts: Russia is becoming more dangerous than North Korea

Vladimir Putin has become Russian president once again. This comes as no surprise to anyone because there were no real elections in Russia, just a vote, LRT.lt writes. Can new details be gleaned from this […]

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Russia ‘has never sought peace in the Middle East’ – analyst

Russia does not seek peace in the Middle East but has far bigger global strategic intentions, says Lithuanian political analyst Marius Laurinavičius. […]