Protests in Minsk
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MEPs to Belarusian military: defend your people, not citizen Lukashenko

Members of the European Parliament call for the Belarusian military to defend the Belarusian people, rather than blindly following and executing Lukashenko’s illegal orders–inherently attacking them. Some 25 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from […]

Signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact
Opinion

80 years after the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact: Dividing lines in Europe linger on

On 23 August Europe will mark the European Day of remembrance for the victims of totalitarian regimes and will commemorate 80 years since the notorious non-aggression agreement between the two biggest totalitarian tyrannies of the […]

Remigijus Baltrėnas and Darius Jauniškis
Politics

Military intelligence head does not reveal, what he presented to the PM: have a calm Christmas

The head of the State Security Department (VSD) Darius Jauniškis and Second Investigation Department (AOTD) head Remigijus Baltrėnas aim to calm passions, which flared after Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis called upon the intelligence services. The intelligence heads do not reveal, regarding what the PM called on them, however they assure that they have observed no hints of unrest in Lithuania, lrt.lt writes. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis and Liudas Mažylis
Politics

Mažylis, Kubilius top Lithuanian conservatives’ list for European Parliament elections

Liudas Mažylis, professor at Vytautas Magnus University, and Andrius Kubilius, a former prime minister and now lawmaker, top the list of European Parliament election candidates of the Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) after receiving the most preference votes from the conservative party’s members last weekend. […]

Rasa Juknevičienė
Foreign affairs

Rasa Juknevičienė takes up the position of NATO PA President

On 24 September 2018, Rasa Juknevičienė, Head of the Seimas Delegation to the NATO PA, came to office as President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. She succeeded President Paolo Alli upon the expiration of his national mandate as Member of the Italian Parliament, a statement from the Seimas press office reads. […]