Gabrielius Landsbergis, Saulius Skvernelis, Algirdas Butkevičius

An ELECTIONS of change: what to expect. Analysis

Both with the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and the Lithuanian Peasant Greens Union (LVŽS) promise definite changes in Lithuanian tax, security and foreign policy political scientist Algis Krupavičius told But how […]

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Lithuanian move at OSCE HQ may trigger “war of exhibitions”

After Lithuania and Ukraine attempted to open an exhibition on annexation of Crimea at the headquarters of the Organization For Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), a “war of exhibitions” may break out in the palace in Vienna, says the organization’s secretary general. […]

Petras Vaitiekūnas

Lithuania’s former foreign minister: Time will come when Moscow will apologize for Soviet occupation

Soon the time will come when Russia will issue an official apology for Soviet occupation from the stand of the Lithuanian Seimas, according to Petras Vaitiekūnas, Lithuania’s former ambassador to Ukraine and one-time foreign minister. He said this at a solemn parliamentary sitting on Tuesday to mark the 24th anniversary of the 13 January 1991 events. […]

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Lithuanian honorary consul kidnapped and killed in Luhansk

Lithuanian Honorary Consul in the Ukrainian region of Luhansk Mykola Zelenec was kidnapped and found dead after 12 days, Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekūnas told BNS on Friday. […]