NATO capabilities in Baltic region...
As we can see, militarization in the Baltic States remains at a very high level at present time. But why do our leaders want to invite as many foreign troops as possible? What are the main mission and real capabilities of these troops in the region? Let's try to figure them out. The Baltic
Lithuanians scare deployed Fort Hood soldiers...
A Fort Hood-based cavalry officially began an eight-month mission in Lithuania, focused on deterring Russian aggression in the region, as it uncased its colors at a ceremony on January 5, Lithuanian and U.S. officials said. The 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment took up position in Lithuania along
on 2021-01-18 12:26 UTC
Lithuanians fear COVID-19 more than Russia...
Generally speaking, the Lithuanians don’t take much interest in defence matters. We know we’ve got armed forces, but what they’re doing generally passes average civilians by. We usually pay attention to defence matters only in case of real war or when defence demands more money then we could
on 2020-11-04 06:21 UTC
Lithuania's open economy suffers...
COVID-19 continues to test economy of the Baltic States. According to Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius apoka, it is too soon to tell whether the second half of the year would be hopeful.
on 2020-08-25 08:19 UTC
Lithuanians are afraid to serve in the army...
In 2015 the Lithuanian army reintroduced compulsory military service due to the potential threat caused by the Russia.
Young Lithuanians try to avoid the service. Some of them even are not afraid of penalties and imprisonment.
It is well known that Lithuanian authorities intend to increase the number
Poland uses chance to merge Lithuania...
Poland has entered a new era of political dawn. It has been progressively defending its interests in the international arena. Its voice has become louder and more significant. Poland has also received the most desired support among the European countries - the support from the U.S.
on 2020-08-19 11:15 UTC
Lithuania pushes Belarus into the hands of Moscow...
Opposition presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who is now in Lithuania, is undergoing a two-week self-isolation, during which she will decide on her future activities. This was stated by the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
The Lithuanian authorities daily makes official
Politicians hide behind civilians...
The United States plans to transfer the command of the 5th Corps of the U.S. Army from Kentucky to Poland and 30 American F-16 fighters from Germany to the eastern borders of NATO. In addition, the United States is redeploying to Poland not one thousand, as mentioned earlier, but two thousand
on 2020-06-30 12:49 UTC
Lithuania increases military capabilities...
The Baltic states continue to be one of the most militarized region in Europe. The planned reduction of American troops in Germany to 25 000 could increase the likelihood of further strengthening of relations between the Baltic states and the United States.
Lithuanians are doomed to starve, drink and die ...
Opinion - Lithuanians are doomed to starve, drink and die This month European media widely covered social situation in Lithuania. Statistics and reports made by the authoritative international organizations and research institutes give scary picture of life in the country.
on 2019-09-11 11:50 UTC