Estonia pays lower price for Russian gas than Lithuania

Estonia’s electricity and gas company Elering paid Russian exporter Gazprom an average €13.50/MWh in April, while, the average gas price on the Lithuanian GET Baltic Gas Exchange in April was €16.41/MWh, naturalgaseurope.com reports. […]

Suspected Russian operation on the Lithuanian shore

What could Russians have been doing on Lithuanian shores?

Russian OMRP Spetsnaz units may have landed on the coast of Juodkrantė two years ago. This suggestion by the chairman of the parliamentary National Security and Defence Committee Artūras Paulauskas, has caused considerable turmoil and concern. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

The Prime Minister who cried “Russia”

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius claims that the teachers’ trade unions on strike in Lithuania could have been influenced or inspired by Russia has attracted considerable attention. When describing how some members of the teachers’ trade unions attended certain conferences in Russia, the prime minister rhetorically asked, “Who can deny that, after that, some of their suggestions and desires are implemented here in Lithuania?” […]

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton

Trump, Clinton, Cruz, Sanders: Who would be the best US president for the Baltics?

As the presidential race in the United States picks up pace, political analyst Simonas Klimanskis looks at which of the front-runners for the Democratic and Republican parties’ nominations would pursue foreign policies that are in the best interests of the Baltic States and Eastern Europe. […]