Raimundas Karoblis

Defense Minister urges Baltic, Nordic states to step up collective defense

Lithuania’s Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis on Tuesday urged the Baltic and the Nordic states to enhance collective defense. […]

Exercise in Rukla

Lithuania should step up security cooperation with Nordic states – Minister of Defence

Lithuania should step military and security cooperation with the Nordic countries, Defence Minister Raimondas Karoblis said after meeting with Iceland’s top security, defense and military official in Vilnius on Friday. […]

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

Foreign policy on old rails

Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius spoke on the new government programme implementation plan‘s foreign policy priorities and explained that the main goals over the next four years will be national security and economic diplomacy. […]

Ukrainian flag

About friends and allies

If during The Rīga Conference 2015 we began witnessing Kremlin’s adventure in Syria, today we observe casualties and the number deaths of this escapade. During the last 12 months, the world has beheld terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, aggression of Russian football fans during Euro-2016 in France, and bombings in Aleppo. The Crimea remains occupied and the Russian aggression against Ukraine is still ongoing. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis

New government’s vision – wishing to appear progressive, but…

The Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) and the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) coalition’s “Harmonious Lithuanian Cabinet” programme project only dedicated its very last comments to foreign and defence policy – 10 pages of 117. While the new government does not propose any earthshattering changes, some new accents raise eyebrows. […]

A dish at the Sweet root restaurant

10 Lithuanian restaurants listed in the White Guide Nordic

Most diners in Denmark and Sweden are familiar with the trademark and the many initiatives of the White Guide. For thirteen consecutive years, White Guide has published comprehensive local guides about the gastronomy of Sweden and Denmark, and 2014 saw the arrival of the very first guide in English covering the entire Nordic region. On 31st October, the third, most comprehensive edition yet will be released – this time covering almost 400 restaurants in the Nordics with additional chapters covering Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. […]


Nordic, Baltic and Poland are Europe’s new front-line states, security report says

Europe’s new front-line states are the Nordic countries, Baltic countries, plus Poland, which share a common concern about a “revisionist and rapidly-rearming Russia”, according to the Baltic Sea Security Report by the Centre for European Policy Analysis (CEPA). […]