Vygaudas Ušackas

Ušackas ending diplomatic service to enter Lithuanian politics – interview

Lithuanian diplomat Vygaudas Ušackas, the European Union’s (EU) ambassador to Russia, says he will shortly end his diplomatic service in Moscow and engage in analytical work and politics upon return to Lithuania, listing the demographic crisis as the key challenge in his home country. […]

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Lithuania slides on Global Innovation Index

Lithuania this year lost four positions and ranks 40th among 127 countries in the latest Global Innovation Index released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). […]

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Scandalous alcohol data is analyzed: there is an important mistake in formulas and conclusions

Lithuania has some of the strictest alcohol control restrictions now but alcohol consumption in the country remains very high, says the Chairman of the public institution “European Social, Legal and Economic Projects” (ESTEP) Klaudijus Maniokas. […]

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Finland, Sweden to consider training along with NATO force

Finland and Sweden will consider the possibility of their troops training along with NATO forces being deployed to Lithuania, the country’s chief of defense said. […]