Prosecutors want Russian 60 days behind bars for border offense

Lithuanian prosecutor has asked for a 60-day arrest of the Russian border guard for swimming across the River Šešupė that runs along the Lithuanian-Kaliningrad border in a drunken condition. […]

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Lithuania’s security department under criticism for remarks of ‘exclusive rights’ for Poles

Some political experts say that the State Security Department had no reasons to get involved in political discussions about granting “exclusive rights” to Poles living in Lithuania. […]


Spying suspect stripped of Lithuanian citizenship after concealing Russian nationality

Sergey Moiseyenko, a 66-year-old espionage suspect on trial in Lithuania, concealed his Russian citizenship from Lithuanian institutions.

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Lithuania’s Russian speakers mark end of WWII at Vilnius cemetery

As Russia marks the victory over Nazi Germany in WWII, several thousand people, mainly Russian-speakers, gathered at Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius to pay tribute to WWII victims and surviving war veterans. […]