Posts tagged as Riflemen’s Union

Lithuania to set up 250 checkpoints during lockdown

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Some 250 checkpoints will be set up across Lithuania on weekends and during the holidays to enforce movement restrictions, Interior Minister Agnė Bilotaitė said on Tuesday. “People will be checked on their way to enter cities” and towns across the country, she told reporters. The Riflemen’s Union, the State Border Guard Service (VSAT), military police units, and other officers will assist the police in manning the posts. The checkpoints will…

Army to give 50 machine guns to civilian paramilitary organization

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Lithuanian Armed Forces will give 50 machine guns and 8,000 rounds of ammunition to the civilian paramilitary organization Riflemen’s Union, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday. The German-made machine guns, which are in good working order but not used by the army, and ammunition will be entrusted to the Riflemen’s Union for a period of ten years, according to the ministry. “These machine guns will provide the riflemen with…

The Baltic suicide: How Washington recruits the guerrillas

By Lukas Ramonas on Monday, August 13, 2018

All of us are witnesses of US Special Operations Forces (SOF) continued activity in the Baltic region. This fact is demonstrated by the participation of the V-22 Osprey convertoplanes in the military exercises, which take place in the Baltic countries regularly. The US SOF staff are studying the Baltic battlefield diligently – this is how NATO considers the territory of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. It`s necessary to mention that the…