Posts tagged as military conflict

Lithuania fears military conflict

By Lukas Ramonas on Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Belarus, where political protests do not subside, keeps European countries “awake” during last several weeks. The fact that Lithuania–Belarus border is almost 679 km in length gives Vilnius cause to worry. Lithuania does not only simply follow the situation in Belarus, but to some extent tries to influence Belarus population putting itself in danger. On the one hand, Lithuanian authorities openly support Belarus opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya who left Belarus…

Delegates of Baltic states leave PACE session in protest

Thursday, June 27, 2019

In protest against restoration of voting rights for Russian delegation, delegations of the Baltic states and four other countries cut short their participation in the summer session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and return home to consult on further actions with their governments and parliaments. Delegations of Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Ukraine, Georgia, Poland and Slovakia said in their statement: “The unconditional restoration of the Russian…

What Donald Trump kept silent about

By Natalia Pushkaruk on Saturday, September 29, 2018

Experts comment on US President’s address to UN General Assembly and its implications for Ukraine. US President Donald Trump addressed the UN General Assemble for the second time during his presidency early in the morning, September 25. During his speech that lasted for almost 40 minutes, he never mentioned Ukraine and referred to Russia only once, in regard to Nord Stream 2: “Reliance on a single foreign supplier can leave a nation vulnerable…