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History

A lesson Lithuania hasn’t learned in 450 years

Lithuania survived as a state only thanks to its alliance with Poland, however, this historical lesson still has not been learned. In commemoration of the Union of Lublin’s 450th anniversary, famous Lithuanian historian, professor Alvydas […]

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Opinion

Two plus two is not necessarily four: German policy towards the Visegrád countries

Until 2015, very few people had heard of the term “Visegrád Group” in Germany, let alone had a sense about its purpose. At that time the group – also called “V4” after its four member states Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary – saw its main task in the coordination and exchange of information, national positions, as well as cooperation on „soft“ projects such as infrastructure. […]

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CORPORATE

Identifying the biggest threats to the country, wanting to both punish and be friends

Which country do Lithuanians see as the friendliest and which – as the most hostile? What is the Lithuanian people’s perception of Donald Trump, Angela Merkel and Vladimir Putin? What leads to such choices? After asking this of Lithuanian citizens in a number of surveys, not only old truths surface, but also unexpected details. […]

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Culture

Lithuanian Film Week pays tribute to Lithuanian cinema in Warsaw

The Lithuanian Film Week, the most extensive presentation project of Lithuanian cinema in Poland over the last few years, kicked off Friday night in Warsaw’s Iluzjon cinema. The occasion crowns the year-long series of events celebrating Lithuanian cinema and the centenary of Lithuanian statehood. The opening of the Lithuanian Film Week invited members of Poland’s cultural community, film lovers and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions residing in Warsaw to see Mindaugas Survila’s celebrated documentary The Ancient Woods. The guests were greeted by the Lithuanian Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson, a press release from the Lithuanian Film Centre states. […]

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Foreign affairs

Street named after late Polish President Kaczynski unveiled in Vilnius

A sign marking a Vilnius street named after late Polish President Lech Kaczynski has been unveiled on Thursday. […]

Jüri Luik
CORPORATE

Jüri Luik: I think we can cooperate more

Estonia is often presented as a model country among the Baltic States, however it faces all the same security challenges as Lithuania and Latvia, ranging from defence spending to ensuring security in the face of difficult relations with Russia, to finally issues with NATO itself. The Lithuania Tribune interviewed Estonian Minister of Defence Jüri Luik at the Riga Conference 2018 to find out more, how the Northernmost Baltic State perceives security in our region. […]

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Energy

The biggest Lithuanian energy company expands in Poland

The Lithuanian state capital energy company group Lietuvos Energija moves forward with implementation group strategy LE 2030 by becoming prominent market player in Poland during the next two years. The group made strategic decision a step further and appointed a Regional manager for Poland in October. This position will be held by Ms. Diana Kazakevič, previously Director of the Business Development Department of one of the group’s companies Energijos Tiekimas, a press release from Lietuvos Energija states. […]