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Lithuania calls Russia to discontinue its tradition to seek new enemies

On Friday, 29 April, in reaction to Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov’s announcement that Lithuania is «the most aggressive, Russophobic country», Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius called his Russian counterpart to «discontinue the tradition to seek new enemies».

Germany ready to station a battalion in Lithuania

Germany is ready to send a battalion-sized unit to Lithuania, as announced by Lithuanian Defense Minister Juozas Olekas on Thursday. According to him, he has received a confirmation from his German counterpart Ursula von der Leyen.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Open House Vilnius- walking acquaintance with Vilnius architecture

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during April 18 and Ap

NordBalt submarine power cable shuts down again

NordBalt submarine power cable connecting Lithuania and Sweden has shut down yet again. This power cable, capable of 700 MW output, was first launched in February. Since then, it has been working in test mode.

Lithuania bans 46 from entering country over Sanchenko trial

Lithuania has added to its «black list» 46 Russian and Ukrainian nationals for involvement in kidnapping, trying and convicting Ukrainian army pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two more Ukrainians.

Doubling participation in NATO response forces suggested in Lithuania

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defence has on April 6 asked for Seimas backing for an initiative to double the number of Lithuanian troops taking part in NATO response forces from 2017.

Minister: US military presence in Lithuania will become more apparent

By enhancing US military presence in Europe and providing this cause more funding, American soldiers stationed in Lithuania will be able to bring in more modern combat vehicles, announced Lithuanian Defence Minister Juozas Olekas on Thursday, 31 March.

Celebrity Interior minister steps down, doubts loom over his political durability

Seemingly scratch-proof Lithuanian Interior minister Saulius Skvernelis, who has been for months Lithuania’s most popular politician enjoying 60 percent favourability, has taken a steep plunge – into uncertainty after announcing of his resignation from the post.

Lithuanian intelligence concerned over West’s reduced focus on Russia

Lithuanian intelligence body has found that there is concern in the context of national security that the migration wave and terrorism have distracted the attention of the West from Russia’s aggressive attitude towards its neighbouring countries.

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