After terrorist attack in Istanbul
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian leaders condemn Istanbul attack

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis have condemned the terror attack that claimed a multitude of lives in Istanbul in early hours of 2017. […]

Redwan Eid, a Syrian journalist and refugee in Lithuania

A Syrian refugee in Lithuania: His story, Syria’s story (II)

Redwan Eid, is a Syrian journalist and refugee who had to flee his war-torn homeland and is now one of the first refugees Lithuania has accepted into the country. Here is his story. […]

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Europe caught in the ring of fire

The European Union once had great ambitions to spread democracy in its immediate neighbourhood, but now it has to make do with more pragmatic goals, says political scientist Ramūnas Vilpišauskas. […]


What is happening with Lithuania’s refugee relocation programme?

Lithuania has promised to accept more than 1,000 refugees over the next two years but has barely received a handful of asylum seekers. Though it is not believed that they will start arriving by the hundred this year, the number of those interested in coming to Lithuania is increasing. […]