Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president wishes Trump to be unpredictable with Putin

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that on Wednesday she wished US President Donald Trump to be more unpredictable in next week’s meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, than in talks with America’s allies. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president on Trump-Putin summit: we haven’t much expectation, are cautious

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says she is cautious about next month’s meeting between US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. […]

The Kremlin

Ž. Pavilionis and D.J. Kramer: The folly of dialogue with Kremlin

French President Emmanuel Macron and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe were among the leading figures attending the recent St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, at which they met with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Russian leader traveled to Vienna this week to meet with Austria’s leadership. And media reports indicate that President Donald Trump is interested in hosting Putin in Washington in the near future. There almost seems to be a race in engaging with Putin, including in Lithuania. […]

Manfred Weber
European Union

Leading German MEP calls on Lithuania to choose Europe in disputes with US

Manfred Weber, leader of the European Parliament‘s largest political group, says that Lithuania should choose Europe amid recent tensions between the European Union and the United States. […]

The Kremlin
Foreign affairs

Lithuania still undecided on attending Putin’s inauguration

Lithuanian officials are still deciding on whether to attend Russian President-Elect Vladimir Putin‘s inauguration on Monday. […]