President Dalia Grybauskaitė of Lithuania and Vladimir Putin of Russia
Foreign affairs

Can new ambassador save Lithuanian-Russian relations?

The Lithuanian president has called Russia a terrorist-like state. This will undoubtedly be a burden to Lithuania’s new ambassador to Moscow Remigijus Motuzas. When leaders talk of war, diplomats throw in the towel. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
European Union

EU’s Ambassador Ušackas: Sanctions against Russia may be reviewed in light of eastern Ukraine situation

The European Union (EU) may revise its sanctions on Russia in the light of Moscow’s conduct in eastern Ukraine where separatists held elections on Sunday, the EU’s Ambassador to Russia Vygaudas Ušackas said in Lithuania on Monday. […]

Foreign affairs

Vilnius-Warsaw tensions only useful to the Kremlin, Polish media figure says

Adam Michnik, editor-in-chief of the Polish daily newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, says that disputes between Lithuania and Poland are ridiculous in the context of the events in Ukraine, and that a disruption of Vilnius-Warsaw relations is useful only to Moscow. […]