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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? […]

Foreign affairs

UK new defense attaché accredited to Lithuania

Major Thomas O‘Boy was on Monday accredited as the United Kingdom‘s new defense attaché to Lithuania, replacing Major Jane Witt who has served in the position for over a year. […]

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. […]

Russian ambassador to Lithuania Alexander Udaltsov
CORPORATE

Three Russian diplomats expelled: is Lithuania being modest?

Yesterday Lithuania expelled three Russian diplomats, or rather covert operatives working under the cover of diplomatic service. Last week’s statements by the president led to the belief that the number of expelled spies could have […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Foreign affairs

EU, NATO to coordinate response after spy poisoning in UK – Lithuanian president

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the European Union and NATO will coordinate their response to Moscow in the wake of the poisoning of a Russian former double agent in the United Kingdom. […]