Vladimir Putin and Alexander Lukashenko
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. Poorly thought out steps could accelerate Belarus’ descent into Russia’s grasp

Secretly, Alexander Lukashenko’s inauguration became the reference point for the next events in Belarus. The opposition was unable to find out the date for the “ceremony” ahead of time. Protesters planned to meet the “ascent […]

Zones of radioctive termination of the Astravyets nuclear power plant
Central/Eastern Europe

Laurinkus. In the face of obvious danger, Lithuania gets moving

At the end of the year, two ideas emerged, which are worthy of spending time and energy. It is the Movement [Sąjūdis] against Astravyets and the National Untouchable Forest Support Foundation, Mečys Laurinkus wrote in […]

Tricolor and Vytis, the current and historical flags
Politics

I would like for Trump to win again, while for Nausėda to not lose his courage

President Gitanas Nausėda acted bravely in approving the words of US President Donald Trump: “The future does not belong to globalists. The future belongs to patriots”. And I like this particular remark, that the future […]

Mečys Laurinkus
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian foreign policy: a self-censorship problem

After almost twenty years of the voluntary political elite (with small exceptions), and sadly a considerable part of the journalists, being confined and avoiding discussions about Lithuanian foreign policy, some have started to suggest reconsidering […]

Saulius Skvernelis
CORPORATE

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. […]