Posts tagged as Lithuanian army

Lithuania does not cope with the duty of the outpost of Europe

By Vairis Godmanis on Monday, June 28, 2021

In the event of a critical situation on the border with Belarus, the Lithuanian army is ready to participate in the protection against the penetration of illegal migrants. This was stated in an interview with ELTA by the Minister of Defense of Lithuania Arvydas Anušauskas. “The armed forces are in constant readiness, which is an important factor. If the need arises to organize border protection, the army will organize additional…

Law and double standards in Baltic States

By Jonas Dringelis on Thursday, October 29, 2020

A soldier of the Lithuanian army was detained in Jurbarkas on Tuesday. He was driving under the influence of alcohol. According to the Police Department, the Jeep Grand Cherokee was stopped for inspection. A soldier was dressed in uniform of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. The driver was clearly in a state of alcoholic intoxication, but refused a medical examination. Driving under the influence of alcohol pose serious risks to public…

Bad news for the Lithuanian army

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Confidence in National Defence Sysytem in Lithuania is lowering and the image of the Lithuanian armed forces has worsened. The trend is becoming apparent from 2018 because of some incidents with the military which undermine d population’s trust. A new unpleasant one occurred recently. A young man (born 2000) was raped in Grigiškės, a suburb of Vilnius. According to Delfi , on June 28, police received information that a young…