Paulius Saudargas. Photo Ludo Segers
Global LT

Humanitarian mission to Ukraine

The history of the partisan resistance is an integral part of Lithuania’s resistance to Soviet-Russia’s aggression and still speaks to the imagination of most Lithuanians. The present situation of Russian aggression and warfare in Eastern Ukraine and the forceful annexation of Crimea have brought back dreadful memories to many in Lithuania. […]

Barack Obama and Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Lithuanian observer unpacks Obama’s statements in Tallinn: nothing new

Even though US President Barack Obama has expressed strong support for the Baltic States in Tallinn, Lithuanian observers say his statements were cautious enough to leave open door for a dialogue with Moscow. […]

Signing of the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact

Opinion: Molotov-Ribbentrop and the birth of the Lithuanian-American alliance

The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact signed 75 years ago is remembered as the beginning of an alliance between Hitler and Stalin that divided Eastern Europe between the two totalitarian dictators and opened the way to World War II. That it certainly was, but the accord had another impact as well: reaction to it marked the beginning of an alliance between Lithuania and her Baltic neighbours with the United States. […]