Vladimir Putin's mural in Crimea
Central/Eastern Europe

Russian tourists at the borders of 5 states should answer the question “Whose Crimea”

Suppose all European Union countries cannot be persuaded not to issue tourist visas to Russians. In that case, the five Eastern European countries bordering Russia could form a regional bloc that would collectively agree not […]

Defence

Experts: NATO forces could be bogged down in Suwalki Gap in case of a Russian assault

Filing complex customs forms, weak bridges, flaws in railway infrastructure: if NATO had to quickly shift its military into the Baltic States during a conflict, the alliance could face severe difficulties passing the so-called Suwalki […]

Defence

NATO approve Polish and Baltic States’ defence plan featuring unprecedented forces

NATO member states have finally signed a renewed defence plan for Poland and the Baltic States, which has been awaited for a decade. While its details are classified, the alliance’s secretary-general hinted that the region […]

Waldemar Tomaczewksi with the ribbon of St. George
Foreign affairs

Whom the Polish party in Lithuania actually represent?

Political scientists and analysts praise the Polish ethnic minority as the most civic-minded electorate. Representatives of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Union are constantly in majority coalitions. That said, lately, […]