untitled design

Tag: Lithuania

Zelensky calls for “security guarantees” from the West and Moscow

Zelensky calls for “security guarantees” from the West and Moscow Zelensky calls for “security guarantees” from the West and Moscow

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky today called for “security guarantees” for his country from the West and Moscow, while Ukraine is facing the threat of a Russian invasion. “Ukraine needs security guarantees, clear and tangible, immediately,” Zelensky told a joint news conference with his Polish and Lithuanian counterparts, Andrei Duda and Gitanas Nauseda, respectively. “I believe […]

Lithuania-Poland: Presidents of the two countries to visit Ukraine today

Lithuania-Poland: Presidents of the two countries to visit Ukraine today Lithuania-Poland: Presidents of the two countries to visit Ukraine today

The presidents of Lithuania and Poland will travel to Kiev today to meet with their Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky, according to the Lithuanian news network. Lithuanian Presidents Gitana Nauseda and Poland’s Andrei Duda are heading to Ukraine to express their support and solidarity with the country amid threats of a new war with Russia, Nauseda’s […]

Lithuania: US considers military aid to Baltic states

Lithuania: US considers military aid to Baltic states Lithuania: US considers military aid to Baltic states

US Vice President Kamala Harris has told Baltic leaders that Washington is considering strengthening them militarily as the Russian-Ukrainian crisis intensifies. “We have been told yes, we are currently discussing the issue of strengthening the Baltic states, because the threats require a response from both NATO and our ally, the United States,” Lithuanian President Gitanas […]

German troops arrive in Lithuania amid escalating tensions with Russia

German troops arrive in Lithuania amid escalating tensions with Russia German troops arrive in Lithuania amid escalating tensions with Russia

A German Air Force plane carrying military aid landed today at Kaunas airport in Lithuania, as there are concerns about a possible Russian attack on Ukraine. An A400M aircraft carrying about 70 troops, of the additional 360 that Germany is expected to deploy in Lithuania in the coming days, landed in the country to bolster […]

Ukraine has received Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from Lithuania

Ukraine has received Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from Lithuania Ukraine has received Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from Lithuania

Ukraine received a shipment of Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and ammunition from Lithuania on Sunday, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry said, according to Reuters. Earlier on Sunday, two other planes delivered about 180 tonnes of ammunition from the United States, said Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov. Ukraine has so far received almost 1,500 tonnes of ammunition delivered in […]

Ukraine to receive Stinger anti-aircraft missiles in coming days, Lithuanian PM says

Ukraine to receive Stinger anti-aircraft missiles in coming days, Lithuanian PM says Ukraine to receive Stinger anti-aircraft missiles in coming days, Lithuanian PM says

Ukraine will receive Stinger anti-aircraft missiles from Lithuania in the coming days, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonite said today during a visit to Kiev. Ukraine has received consignments of military aid from NATO allies in recent weeks to bolster its defenses following the gathering by Russia of more than 100,000 troops near the Ukrainian border. […]

Britain: Reaffirms Support for Lithuania Amid Tensions in Ukraine

Britain: Reaffirms Support for Lithuania Amid Tensions in Ukraine Britain: Reaffirms Support for Lithuania Amid Tensions in Ukraine

The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today reaffirmed his support for Lithuania in the midst of tensions in Ukraine, saying while welcoming his counterpart Ingrida Simonite that London and Vilnius are “closer than ever”. “We stand with you and with all of our NATO allies,” said Boris Johnson. Belarus’s regime, close to Putin’s Russia, has […]

Germany: Berlin to send 350 troops to Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

Germany: Berlin to send 350 troops to Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis Germany: Berlin to send 350 troops to Lithuania amid Ukraine crisis

Germany will send another 350 troops to Lithuania as part of a NATO operation amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine, the defense ministry said today. “Bundeswehr (the German army) is sending another 350 troops to the Lithuanian combat unit,” said Minister Christine Lambrecht, who is visiting M√ľnster. “In this way, we are stepping up our […]

Ukraine: Germany Considers Deploying More Troops in Lithuania

Ukraine: Germany Considers Deploying More Troops in Lithuania German troops arrive in Lithuania amid escalating tensions with Russia

The German government is considering sending more troops to Lithuania, Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht said amid rising tensions around Russia. In an interview with the Funke group’s media – which was published online today and will be published in the newspapers tomorrow Monday – Ms. Lambrecht noted that Berlin already “has a great contribution to […]

Lithuania: Sometimes a secret CIA facility comes under the hammer

Lithuania: Sometimes a secret CIA facility comes under the hammer Lithuania: Sometimes a secret CIA facility comes under the hammer

A two-storey property in a green suburb of Vilnius which, according to human rights groups, was a “black site”, a secret CIA facility used to detain and torture suspects during the “war on terror” will be available to sale. The Lithuanian Real Estate Development Fund announced yesterday, Friday, that it intends to auction the 968-square-meter […]