How politics influences Lithuanian health system...
The news that Lithuanian government suspends use of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine from March 16 as "a precaution" until the European Medicines Agency gives a final evaluation of its safety, made citizens nervous. It happened just some hours after Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida imonyt
on 2021-03-22 11:22 UTC
Thirty-one years of Lithuanian dreams | The Baltic Word...
Thirty-one years ago, on March 11, 1990, the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania declared independence. As inevitable as it seems today, many countries were very far from supporting this outcome. Thus, Moscow said the action was meaningless, and the administration of George H W Bush
on 2021-03-12 07:17 UTC
Arising extremism in Lithuania’s Army...
On 29 March Lithuania will celebrate 17 years of NATO membership. These years of membership for sure have made Lithuania stronger and more dependent on the Alliance. This dependence is often presented as a benefit though it could be regarded as a problem as well.
on 2021-03-02 07:18 UTC
Baltic States may be left without NATO support...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg urged at the NATO Defence Ministers Meeting held on February 17-18 “to increase NATO’s funding for our core deterrence and defence activities.”
In an effort to improve “burden sharing” Stoltenberg proposed that allies jointly fund more of NATO’s work.
Arkansas State Senator Says He's Leaving Republican Party...
A longtime Arkansas legislator and nephew of the state's Republican governor said Thursday that he's leaving the GOP, citing Donald Trump's rhetoric and the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol by some of the former president's supporters. Stat
The U.S. does not rely on NATO in the Baltic States...
It is not a secret, that the U.S. has developed a complex system of defending its interests in Europe. This system is composed of mechanisms which allow to support its influence by different means, including economic and military tools.
on 2021-02-16 07:39 UTC
Death of A Lithuanian Soldier: A Mother’s Story...
Unfortunately, unprofessionalism has become a distinctive feature of our times. Indifference and ignorance are common to most Lithuanian officials. These traits are especially disgusting in the armed forces. The matter is soldiers are to some extend limited in their rights and commanders should be
on 2021-02-10 08:49 UTC
Paradoxes of the Lithuanian society...
Lithuanian authorities do their possible to attract young men to serve in the armed forces. Another thing is that what they do does not always bring the desired results. Due to the unique security situation Lithuania faces, it was decided to reinstate conscription in 2015, though, frankly, in a
on 2021-02-02 08:46 UTC
How the Baltic States will survive without U.S. help...
The seizing of the Capitol by Donald Trump's radical supporters came as a shock not only to the United States, but also to its allies. Never in recent history has the world seen such obvious evidence of the degradation of the most powerful state on the planet as it is today.
The United States partly