Posts tagged as behind

Lithuania rallies behind persecuted Belarusians

By Benas Gerdžiūnas on Saturday, August 15, 2020

On the other side of the Belarusian border just 30 kilometres from Vilnius, three nights of post-election protests continue to shake Belarus. On Tuesday,  Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, the main election opponent to Alexander Lukashenko, arrived in Lithuania under yet unclear circumstances. Meanwhile, Lithuanian civil society and authorities have begun rallying support for persecuted Belarusians: – All major  news outlets in Lithuania have offered support to beleaguered colleagues in Belarus  , saying they…

Politicians hide behind civilians

By Vairis Godmanis on Friday, June 26, 2020

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 American troops. In addition to these measures, the deployment of U.S. nuclear weapons in Poland has been publicly discussed…

EU migration commissioner: Bloc’s migration crisis is behind us

Thursday, March 7, 2019

The immigration crisis to the European Union has ended, believes the migration commissioner, who also stated that the issue in combination with misinformation could still prevail in this spring’s European Parliamentary election. Belgian news portal EurActiv reports that EU’s Migration Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos addressed reporters on Wednesday, March 6, when he said: «The times of crisis, when hundreds of thousands were coming by sea to Italy and Greece are behind…