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    British defence secretary warns of Russia’s danger to Baltic states
    Feb19

    British defence secretary warns of Russia’s danger to Baltic states

    ELTA Russia could inflict the tactics it is accused of using to destabilize Ukraine on Baltic members of NATO, British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon warned in comments to British newspapers on Wednesday. He said that NATO must be prepared for Russian aggression in any form, …The post British defence secretary warns of Russia’s danger to...

    Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense”
    Jul24

    Linkevičius dismisses reports about Baltic mercenaries in Ukraine as “nonsense”

    BNS Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius dismissed reports made by an Italian daily, which were commented on by Russia’s administration, about alleged fighters from the Baltic states, Finland, Sweden and France in Eastern Ukraine. Minister Linkevičius says such allegations are “nonsense.” In...

    Is Western media’s indifference to Ukraine dangerous for Lithuania?
    Jul18

    Is Western media’s indifference to Ukraine dangerous for Lithuania?

    LRT Major English-speaking TV channels do not devote enough attention to the events in Ukraine, even though the battles are more blood-stained than in other countries, notes philosopher Gintautas Mažeikis. According to him, it is an important lesson to learn for Lithuania and other Baltic …The post Is Western media’s...

    NATO officer: exercises in Lithuania will be expanded, Russia has triggered a “security paradigm shift”
    Jul18

    NATO officer: exercises in Lithuania will be expanded, Russia has triggered a “security paradigm shift”

    BNS Exercises in Lithuania and NATO’s other Eastern member-states will be expanded in response to Russian actions in Ukraine, NATO’s Joint Forces Headquarters officer Lieutenant Colonel Hans Houf said after his team inspected Lithuania’s military infrastructure in Vilnius Friday. Houf, the commander of NATO Forward …The...

    Ambassador to Ukraine says Malaysian crash is part of “Russian war on Ukraine”
    Jul18

    Ambassador to Ukraine says Malaysian crash is part of “Russian war on Ukraine”

    BNS The disaster of Malaysia Airlines jetliner is the consequence of Russia’s undeclared war on Ukraine, and “the plane that has been shot down is full responsibility of Russia,” says Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekūnas. “Ukraine’s administration views this unambiguously as a terrorist act...

    Planes departing Lithuania not crossing East Ukraine
    Jul18

    Planes departing Lithuania not crossing East Ukraine

    BNS There has been no need to revise flight routes for planes departing Lithuania to account for the closed air-space in Eastern Ukraine, says acting director of the Lithuanian Civil Aviation Administration Joris Gintilas. There are no air routes from Lithuania to the part of …The post Planes departing Lithuania not crossing East Ukraine...

    Malaysia Airlines plane crash might prove a turning point in Ukrainian-Russian conflict
    Jul18

    Malaysia Airlines plane crash might prove a turning point in Ukrainian-Russian conflict

    Lithuania’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says that the crash of the Malaysia Airlines plane over rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine will be a breaking point in how Western states treat the bloody conflict that has been raging in the country for months. DELFI reports. If …The post Malaysia Airlines plane crash...

    Lithuanian Constitutional Court chairman meets with Ukrainian president in Kiev
    Jul16

    Lithuanian Constitutional Court chairman meets with Ukrainian president in Kiev

    BNS Lithuanian Constitutional Court chairman Dainius Žalimas met with Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev, expressing support for Ukraine’s European path and the creation of a country with the rule of law, the Constitutional Court said on Wednesday. “During the meeting, support was expressed to Ukraine’s...

    Lithuanian Embassy to act as NATO Contact Point in Ukraine
    Jul16

    Lithuanian Embassy to act as NATO Contact Point in Ukraine

    BNS The Lithuanian Embassy in Ukraine will carry out the role of a NATO Contact Point Embassy from 2015 to 2017, NATO member countries decided on Tuesday. “I am glad that Lithuania is once again entrusted with the duty to represent the Alliance. We strive …The post Lithuanian Embassy to act as NATO Contact Point in Ukraine appeared...

    Linkevičius: Everyone’s talking to Putin, why can’t we talk to Belarus?
    Jul16

    Linkevičius: Everyone’s talking to Putin, why can’t we talk to Belarus?

    BNS Lithuania must maintain a dialogue with the Belarusian government, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius said Wednesday, noting that Western leader are holding meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin, despite the ongoing events in Ukraine. “The dialogue with Russia is taking place. Presidents are...

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