Presidential office calls on govt to speed up defense spending

Lithuania’s presidential office believes the government’s planned increase in the defense budget next year is too slow. […]

Foreign affairs

The Riga Conference 2018 commences with questions on our future

Today, on 28th September, the largest security and foreign policy forums in the Baltic Sea region – The Rīga Conference 2018 – commences at the National Library of Latvia. Over the next two days the conference will welcome heads of states, experts, diplomats, academics and media representatives together with some 700 experts from around the world discussing touching questions to the Western alliances. […]

Marius Laurinavičius

M. Laurinavičius: we have still not grasped that we are experiencing a war situation against Russia

Lithuania spends millions of euro on cyber security every year – supposedly guarding from Russian threats. While it is claimed that rising threats are being watched for, words do not always match actions, lrt.lt writes. […]

Raimundas Karoblis

About 75 pct of defense appropriations remain in Lithuania – defense minister

About three-quarters of Lithuania’s defense appropriations remain in the country through acquisitions, taxes or personnel costs and the rest goes to foreign weapon suppliers, Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Thursday. […]

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Government approves new cyber security strategy

Lithuania’s government on Monday approved a new national cyber security strategy, drafted by the Ministry of National Defense after the parliament earlier backed a new version of the Law on Cyber Security. […]