H. E. Ambassador Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi at the National Library
Central/Eastern Europe

Interview with Ukrainian Ambassador: the Baltic Way showed that you will win

On August 23 the Baltic States celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way human chain which stretched from Vilnius to Tallinn and on August 24 Ukraine celebrates its Independence Day.  H. E. Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi, […]

Culture

Chernobyl and FABulous cinematographic mission of FABijoniškės in Vilnius

After the first three (of five) episodes of the Chernobyl show, that stunned viewers and critics, a slew of interviews with the film’s actors, scenario writers and producers emerged online, writes arts critic Ernestas Parulskis. […]

Vladimir Putin
Opinion

Russian politics in Putin’s new term

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the great survivor of European politics. Western leaders come and go, but Putin has persisted. He has managed to hold on to power for nearly two decades, through three foreign wars, two economic crises, multiple presidential and parliamentary elections (of varying degrees of fairness), a series of leadership reshuffles, the rise and fall of oil prices, and successive waves of economic sanctions. […]

Maidan Square 2014
CORPORATE

The forgotten case of Ukraine

Something happened on the 5th of January. Between worries about Brexit matters, the usual Trump business and other terrible matters, something changed on that day. Two days before Christian Orthodox Christmas, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople signed the tomos of autocephaly for the newly created Orthodox Church of Ukraine. This was not only a step toward the independence of Ukrainian Orthodox believers, but all of Ukraine. […]

Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

L. Linkevičius on events in Ukraine: the Normandy Four is practically non-functioning

The Lithuanian minister of foreign affairs says that the Normandy Four, which was assembled to resolve the Russian-Ukrainian conflict is practically non-functioning because apparently the Kremlin is awaiting the presidential elections in Ukraine, lrt.lt writes. […]