Vladislav Surkov and Vladimir Putin
CORPORATE

Liberal democracy is closing down – time has come for Lithuania’s Putinisation

“Foreign politicians accuse Russia of meddling in elections and referendums around the world. In reality, everything is more serious. Russia is meddling with people’s minds and those same people do not know what to do with their altered consciousness”, – writes the creator of Putinism ideology and the term “sovereign democracy”, Vladislav Surkov. […]

Yandex.Taxi car
Economy

Vilnius mayor turns to competition watchdog over Yandex.Taxi

Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has turned to Lithuanian’s Competition Council, asking for an investigation into whether Yandex.Taxi advertising does not run counter to the country’s laws and does not mislead consumers. […]

Vladimir Putin
Opinion

Upcoming presidential election in Russia and Putin 4.0 System

The Russian presidential election will take place in a month, but the winner is already clear. The only candidate capable of receiving wider support from voters, Alexey Navalny, has been banned from registering as a candidate due to his criminal record, stemming from a fraud conviction he views as illegitimate. Accordingly, the question now is not about what kind of elections these will be, but what they will mean for Vladimir Putin’s fourth term. In other words, what will the Putin 4.0 system look like? What challenges will it face? […]

The State Border Guard Service
Defence

Lithuania get Russian general’s vague calls to free border guard

Lithuanian authorities who have detained a drunk Russian border guards have received conflicting calls from Russia to free the young man – a Russian border general initially said the man was an unemployed handicapped man, however, later admitted he was employed with the Russian border service, according to documents received by BNS. […]

Screen shot form the Cold Tango film
CORPORATE

Russian film shown in Lithuania is suspected of being propaganda. Not all agree

Lithuania, 1940. A time when no one knew who was friend or foe; a time when even people close to each other were scared to trust each other. That’s how the distributors as of Friday […]