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CORPORATE

Economist Vytenis Šimkus: how much might Brexit cost Lithuania?

The mists over the future of UK – EU relations currently still lingers. It appears that Theresa May’s cabinet is starting to completely lose control of the situation. According to political experts, the agreement she has obtained has practically no chance of receiving support in the UK’s House of Commons. The European Court of Justice introduced even more uncertainty on Monday, by declaring that the UK can unilaterally cancel the Brexit process, economist Vytenis Šimkus writes on lrt.lt. Currently all the scenarios are plausible, but what could each of them means for the Lithuanian economy? […]

Valdas Adamkus
CORPORATE

One of the most influential in Lithuania, President Valdas Adamkus: I hold hope that we will not experience World War III

Next week’s President Valdas Adamkus International Conference will feature a gathering of influential NATO state politicians and experts. The former Lithuanian head of state has no doubt of the event’s success and promises: as much […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

UK Ambassador Claire Lawrence and Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Britain ‘very grateful’ for Lithuania’s solidarity over spy poisoning – envoy

Britain is grateful to Lithuania for its solidarity over the poisoning of a former double agent and his daughter, the UK ambassador to Vilnius, Claire Lawrence, said. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Defence

President: Lithuania considers expulsion of Russian spies disguised as diplomats

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Thursday that the country was considering expelling Russian intelligence officers working under the disguise as diplomats. […]