Ukraina, Kijevas
Central/Eastern Europe

Kojala about forgotten attention for Ukraine’s situation: this should concern us

Lithuanian representatives returned from the annual Munich Security Conference in a poor mood. China’s threat was emphasised, while the question of Russian aggression was either circumvented or sounded like calls to improve relations with Moscow. […]

Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe PACE
Foreign affairs

PACE: Russia was not confused for too long

What was surprising was not the return of Russia’s delegation to the hall of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe or PACE, but the near double number of votes in favour. Among them, […]

Dr. Gitanas Nausėda
Lithuania

G. Nausėda: the more flexible the EU is, the stronger it is

The Lithuania Tribune spoke with professor Gitanas Nausėda, well known economist and independent presidential candidate. The interview was conducted by our collaborator Liudvikas Jakavičius. Dr. G. Nausėda – obtained a Bachelor degree in Economics by […]

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. […]