Saulius Skvernelis
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian PM inviting minister, ambassadors to discuss Eastern policy

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is inviting the foreign minister and several ambassadors to discuss the country’s relations with Russia and other Eastern countries. […]


Ambassador to Russia pays tribute to Lithuanian ministers shot 75 yrs ago

Lithuania’s ambassador to Russia, Remigijus Motuzas, paid tribute to ministers of the interwar Lithuania who were shot by Soviet authorities 75 years ago during his visit to the Russian city of Yekaterinburg this week. […]

Lithuanian Ambassador Remigijus Motuzas, Russian President Vladimir Putin

Lithuanian envoy says reports on Baltic independence probe in Russia are “propaganda”

Lithuanian Ambassador to Russia Remigijus Motuzas calls Russian media reports of a probe allegedly launched in Russia into the recognition of the Baltic states’ independence in 1991 “propaganda”. […]

Remigijus Motuzas, Vladimir Putin
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian ambassador in Moscow: Balancing political estrangement and cultural closeness

With the creepy chill in the Lithuanian-Russian relations, the aftermath of the geopolitical square-off between Moscow and Western powers, the trade, amazingly, has taken the beating until this year quite well. “Quite paradoxically, the scope of Russia-bound Lithuanian export rose throughout 2014, while Russia was already gripped by Western economic sanctions,” Remigijus Motuzas, Lithuania’s ambassador to Russia, tells the Lithuania Tribune. This year, bilateral trade has started taking a hit, however. The Lithuanian Embassy in Moscow nevertheless keeps bustling as visitors are unfazed by the roughed up relations. […]

Remigijus Motuzas
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s new ambassador to Russia: We are not talking about improved ties

Lithuania’s newly-appointed Ambassador to Russia Remigijus Motuzas says that talking about an improvement of bilateral relations on the political level is still too early, noting important tasks in other areas. […]