WWII memorial in Westerplatte

Lithuanian president to join end of WWII commemoration in Poland

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė is travelling to Poland on Thursday to attend, alongside other European leaders, commemorative events marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two. […]

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Lithuania’s Grybauskaitė stresses importance of defence and energy cooperation in meeting with Baltic-Polish presidents

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with her Latvian, Estonian and Polish counterparts in Tallinn on Tuesday, where she discussed the importance of long-term collective defence instruments and energy projects. […]

Barack Obama and Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Lithuanian observer unpacks Obama’s statements in Tallinn: nothing new

Even though US President Barack Obama has expressed strong support for the Baltic States in Tallinn, Lithuanian observers say his statements were cautious enough to leave open door for a dialogue with Moscow. […]

Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Estonia’s Ilves slams Swiss for being sanctions holdout

Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves says Switzerland, which refrained from joining most of the rest of Europe in applying punitive sanctions against Russia, has placed its own interests and banking sector ahead of European values. […]