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Russia’s counter to missile defence pushes Europe together

The ceremony of opening the United States’ missile defense base in Deveselu, Romania, last week (Thursday, May 12), was greeted by a barrage of condemnation and criticism from Russian officials. The next day, President Vladimir Putin turned these denouncements into state policy by defining this deployment of a radar station and SM-3 missile interceptors as a direct threat to Russia and promising to “curtail” it. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president on NATO: Much done, still more to do

Russia‘s actions in Europe, eastern Ukraine and Syria require more resolute response from NATO to ensure security of its eastern members, according to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė who is leaving for Bucharest on Wednesday to meet with leaders of Central-Eastern European NATO member states. […]

NATO gynybos ministrų susitikimas

NATO agrees on founding international military staff in Lithuania

NATO defence ministers on Thursday agreed on founding international military staffs in the Baltic states, Poland, Romania and Bulgaria, Lithuania’s Defence Minister Juozas Olekas said. […]

Arvydas Pocius
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s former army chief to start as ambassador to Romania in October

Lithuania’s former Chief of Defence Arvydas Pocius is set to assume his new duties as the country’s ambassador to Romania in October, according to documents drawn up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. […]