Kęstutis Girnius

Kęstutis Girnius. Hybrid wars should not be fought in the dark

Sometimes it is not difficult to predict future developments. With the State Security Department [VSD] naming the Russian Zapad 2017 exercise the main challenge to Lithuanian national security in February, I understood that they are […]

Darius Jauniškis

Lithuanian security chief: We must avoid hysteria when discussing threats

Darius Jauniškis, the director of the Lithuanian State Security Department (VSD), says that intelligence agencies are increasingly open to communication with the public as they cannot remain invisible services in this information age. […]

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Russia says its warplanes followed intl practice during flight over Lithuania

Moscow said on Wednesday that two Russian military aircraft violated Lithuanian airspace in late September in order to avoid a storm, which was in line with international rules. […]

Russian and NATO jets

NATO jets in Baltics scrambled 9 times last week over Russian aircraft

NATO fighter-jets patrolling Baltic airspace were scrambled nine times last week to intercept Russian military aircraft in international airspace over the Baltic Sea, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said on Monday. […]