Ukraine's Ambassador to Lithuania Valery Zhovtenko

Ukraine’s ambassador to Vilnius: EU should be on active side of “gas war”, not its victim

Ukraine will never accept the loss of Crimea. Valery Zhovtenko, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Lithuania, said in the exclusive interview to ELTA news agency that only negotiation measures would be used to solve the issue of Crimea. In case it fails, the issue should be taken to international court, whereas the option to use military force is not being considered. […]

Andrius Kupčinskas

Mayor of Kaunas signs up for military volunteer training

Andrius Kupčinskas, the mayor of Lithuania’s second-largest city Kaunas, and several other municipal officials will undergo basic military skill training for volunteers over the next few weeks, according to the Kauno Diena daily. […]


Russia-NATO: No “business as usual”

On 22 July, President Vladimir Putin addressed the Russian Security Council and effectively declared the demise of cooperation between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Putin covered issues linked to the crisis in Ukraine, rejected Western allegations of Russia’s de facto involvement in the downing of Flight MH17, and then turned to security challenges stemming from NATO. […]

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