US to help secure Baltic energy grid against cyber-attacks

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Baltic States, cyber-attacks, electricity grids, Estonia, Gas, Latvia, Lithuania, LNG, News, Poland, Rick Perry, Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, United States|

The United States and Baltic states on Sunday (6 October) agreed to beef up cooperation to protect the Baltic energy grid from cyber-attacks as they disconnect from the Russian electricity grid.

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Lithuania wants EU to bar east Ukraine’s Russian passports

By |avgust 7th, 2019|Donbas, Eastern Ukraine, Lithuania, News, Russian passports|

Lithuania is working with the European Union to establish a common policy not to recognise Russian passports issued in east Ukraine, currently controlled by Moscow-backed separatists, Vilnius said Tuesday (6 August).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lithuania wants EU to bar east Ukraine’s Russian passports

EU bans cod fishing in Baltic Sea

By |julij 24th, 2019|Baltic Sea, cod, fisheries, Karmenu Vella, Lithuania, News, overfishing, Poland|

The EU announced Tuesday (23 July) an immediate ban on fishing cod, the staple of Britain's fish and chips, in most of the Baltic Sea in response to an impending stock collapse.

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Baltic power games in the ascendancy

By |junij 27th, 2019|Estonia, Jean-Claude Juncker, Latvia, Lithuania, News, Poland, Russia, solar power, wind power|

Europe’s power politics are playing out more and more in the Baltic Sea, as the energy potential of the sea basin shifts more into the limelight. 

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One month to EU elections: An ‘educated guess’ who the next MEPs could be

By |april 26th, 2019|Bulgaria, European elections 2019, Italy, Lithuania, News, Romania|

In many countries, it is already possible to guess, with a good degree of certainty, who the next MEPs could be. All political forces have published their lists, and opinion polls give a snapshot into the balance of power in each country. What is more ...

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Germany pronounces INF says missile treaty dead

By |februar 1st, 2019|Austria, Belgium, Didier Reynders, Germany, Gymnich, Heiko Maas, Hungary, INF Treaty, Jens Stoltenberg, Karin Kneissl, Linas Linkevicius, Lithuania, Nato, News, nuclear arms, Peter Szijjarto, Romanian Presidency, Russia, USA|

Germany said Friday that Russia had "de facto invalidated" a landmark Cold War missile reduction treaty which the US is poised to abandon, with Europe anxious at the prospect of a new arms race.

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BNP Paribas: a rudderless juggernaut?

By |oktober 4th, 2018|banking regulation, banking scandals, Banks, BNP Paribas, Danske Bank, Latvia, Lithuania, News|

In a thorough and critical documentary, two filmmakers raise questions about the disproportionate power of BNP Paribas, one of Europe’s largest banks. The documentary is a case study calling into question the credibility of European banking regulation. EURACTIV France reports.

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Pope pays tribute to victims of Nazis, Soviets in Lithuania

By |september 24th, 2018|anti-Semitism, Cold War, Communism, Lithuania, Nazism, News, Soviet Union|

Pope Francis paid tribute on Sunday to Jews killed by the Nazis and victims of murder and deportation by the Soviet KGB, in twin visits to memorials marking the darkest periods of Lithuania's history.

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Netanyahu in Baltics in search of European allies

By |avgust 24th, 2018|Benjamin Netanyahu, EU-Israel, Holocaust, Lithuania, News, Palestinians|

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in Lithuania on Thursday (23 August) for a Baltic summit saying he hoped to deepen ties with eastern EU nations as Brussels blasted Israel's plans for fresh settlements in the West Bank.

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Lithuania says will not appeal European court ruling over CIA torture jail

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|Al Qaeda, anti-terrorism, CIA, European Court of Human Rights, human rights, Lithuania, Nato, News, Poland, rendition, Romania, Torture, transatlantic relations|

Lithuania on Wednesday (22 August) said it would not appeal a European court ruling that the Baltic state had been complicit in a clandestine CIA programme by holding terror suspects at a secret detention site on its territory.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Lithuania says will not appeal European court ruling over CIA torture jail