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Lithuanian Foreign Minister: It is inevitable to start talking about sanctions in the energy sector

Lithuanian Foreign Minister: It is inevitable to start talking about sanctions in the energy sector Lithuanian Foreign Minister: It is inevitable to start talking about sanctions in the energy sector

There are similarities between “Putinism” and “Nazism”, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Garbrilius Landsbergis said as he approached the Council of Foreign Ministers in Brussels. He stressed that “Europe should not give the impression of fatigue when the war in Ukraine is not over.” “We must not tire of imposing sanctions, we must not tire of providing […]

Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania deported Russian diplomats

Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania deported Russian diplomats Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania deported Russian diplomats

Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania have deported a total of ten Russian diplomats, the foreign ministries of the three Baltic states announced on Friday. “Estonia deported four diplomats in a coordinated move” in connection with activities incompatible with their diplomatic status related to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine, “Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkievic wrote in a […]

Lithuania to US: Putin will not stop in Ukraine

Lithuania to US: Putin will not stop in Ukraine Lithuania to US: Putin will not stop in Ukraine

Lithuanian President Gitana Nauseda today warned US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken that if the international community did not stop Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, it would lead to a global conflict. Nauseda stressed that Russian President Vladimir Putin “will not stop in Ukraine” and that the international community has an obligation to help the Ukrainians […]

Russia: Warning to Baltic states to ensure security of its embassies

Russia: Warning to Baltic states to ensure security of its embassies Russia: Warning to Baltic states to ensure security of its embassies

LAST UPDATE: 21.01 Moscow today called on the authorities of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to “take action” to protect Russian embassies after a Russian diplomat was attacked in the Lithuanian capital, Vilnius, Reuters reported quoting Reuters. “We warn Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn that they are responsible for the consequences of the anti-Russian psychosis they have […]

Ukraine: US, Germany and Netherlands to deploy more troops and equipment in Lithuania

Ukraine: US, Germany and Netherlands to deploy more troops and equipment in Lithuania Lithuania to US: Putin will not stop in Ukraine

Germany will further develop its air force in Lithuania and the United States will send an infantry battalion with armor, said Defense Minister Arvinda Anusauskas. The deployment of these forces, which includes additional troops from the Netherlands, is not related to the troops expected in Lithuania for the military exercises that the country will host […]

Lithuania: Imposition of a no-fly zone in Ukraine “irresponsible”

Lithuania: Imposition of a no-fly zone in Ukraine “irresponsible” Lithuania: Imposition of a no-fly zone in Ukraine “irresponsible”

Any call on NATO to impose a no-fly zone on Ukraine would be irresponsible and could lead the military alliance into a direct confrontation with Russia, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said on Friday. “I believe that any incitement to NATO to get involved in a military conflict is now irresponsible,” Simonite told a news […]

Lithuanian President Nauseda calls on Stoltenberg to increase troops and equipment in the Baltic

Lithuanian President Nauseda calls on Stoltenberg to increase troops and equipment in the Baltic Lithuanian President Nauseda calls on Stoltenberg to increase troops and equipment in the Baltic

Lithuanian President Gitana Nauseda said today that he called on NATO to strengthen the Alliance’s presence in the Baltic region by adding more troops and equipment. In a telephone conversation with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, Nauseda said Baltic air defenses needed to be improved and that the deployment of additional troops “is vital to the […]

Chancellor Solz meets with leaders of Lithuania and Poland

Chancellor Solz meets with leaders of Lithuania and Poland Chancellor Solz meets with leaders of Lithuania and Poland

“Immediately cease all military action, unconditionally withdraw its armed forces and military equipment from the entire territory of Ukraine, and fully respect the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine within its internationally recognized borders.” Russia’s Chancellor Olaf Soltz, Lithuanian President Gitana Nauseda and Polish Prime Minister Matteo Morawiecki, who met earlier in Berlin tonight. […]

Meeting of German-Polish-Lithuanian leaders for further sanctions on Russia

Meeting of German-Polish-Lithuanian leaders for further sanctions on Russia Meeting of German-Polish-Lithuanian leaders for further sanctions on Russia

LAST UPDATE: 10:02 Polish Prime Minister Matthew Morawiecki and Lithuanian President Gitana Nauseda will meet with German Chancellor Olaf Solz in Berlin on Saturday to discuss sanctions against Russia, Polish government spokesman Piotr said on Twitter. “A meeting will be held in Berlin today at the initiative of Prime Minister Morawiecki. Prime Minister Morawiecki and […]

Ukraine: Lithuanian President calls for tougher sanctions against Russia

Ukraine: Lithuanian President calls for tougher sanctions against Russia Lithuanian President Nauseda calls on Stoltenberg to increase troops and equipment in the Baltic

Lithuanian President Gitana Nauseda said tonight that the European Union should impose the toughest possible sanctions on Russia and give Ukraine “a much more transparent and visible way” to become a member of the bloc. Arriving at the emergency EU summit after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Nauseda said: “This is a completely inappropriate act of […]