Lithuania’s Hanner plans €40m development in Romania

Lithuanian developer Hanner has acquired a piece of land in the Romanian capital, Bucharest, where the company plans to build offices and apartments worth €40 million, the company has said. Hanner acquired the former Grivita […]

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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. […]

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Lithuania’s democracy held back by corruption, says Freedom House

Though the level of democracy in Lithuania is higher than in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria, it still lags behind its Baltic state neighbours of Estonia and Latvia, according to U.S.-based nongovernmental organisation Freedom House. […]


Lithuania joins NATO capacities creation group

At a NATO meeting of defence ministers in Brussels on Wednesday, Lithuania together with Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Romania and Slovakia joined the German-led group for the creation of joint NATO capacities. […]

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NATO units set for Lithuania and five other eastern member states

NATO is deploying small units in six eastern European nations to help co-ordinate a spearhead force set up in response to Russia’s actions in Ukraine, AP reports. […]