Posts tagged as Ukraine

Baltic States reaffirm support for Ukraine

Friday, April 16, 2021

The Baltic States are concerned about the noted build-up of the Russian armed forces near the Ukraine border and in the Crimean Peninsula, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the three Baltic States said April 15 during a joint working visit to Kyiv. The Latvian, Estonian and Lithuanian ministers agreed that such actions by Russia are significantly increasing the threat to security in the region and could potentially trigger a further escalation of…

Why Is the Biden Administration Pushing Ukraine to Attack Russia?

By Ron Paul on Thursday, April 8, 2021

On March 24th, Ukraine’s President Vladimir Zelensky signed what was essentially a declaration of war on Russia. In the document, titled Presidential Decree No. 117/2021, the US-backed Ukrainian leader declared that it is the official policy of Ukraine to take back Crimea from Russia. The declaration that Ukraine would take back Crimea from Russia also followed, and was perhaps instigated by, President Biden’s inflammatory and foolish statement that “Crimea is…

Lithuania to propose NATO provide Membership Action Plan to Ukraine

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Lithuania will propose that NATO Allies provide a Membership Action Plan (MAP) to Ukraine, thus allowing the country to become a member of the Alliance, according to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis. He said this at a press conference following a meeting with Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya, who is on a visit to Vilnius, Lithuanian news site Delfi reported. “We should soon write a letter to our colleagues…

76 persons have flown in from third countries during the week

Friday, March 26, 2021

A week since the renewal of flights to and from third countries, 76 travelers have arrived in Latvia, Latvian Radio reported March 25. Flights to two third-country destinations, Minsk in Belarus and Kiev in Ukraine, have now been renewed. 76 travelers have flown in from these countries during the week and 49 have flown out, said Laura Kulakova, spokeswoman for Rīga International Airport. She pointed out that other airlines also…

Ukraine joins NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence

Monday, March 22, 2021

Ukraine has joined the NATO Energy Security Center of Excellence, the Energy Ministry’s press service said on March 18. According to the report, the corresponding technical agreement was signed by head of the ministry Yuriy Vitrenko during the visit of President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nauseda. “From now on, Ukraine will have the same access as NATO member states to opportunities to support NATO’s potential development processes. We…

Official meeting ceremony of the Presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania took place in Kyiv on Thursday

Thursday, March 18, 2021

The meeting of President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy and President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda, who is on an official visit to Ukraine took place. During the solemn meeting ceremony, the national anthems of the Republic of Lithuania and Ukraine were played. The presidents walked by the guards of honor. The official delegations of Ukraine and Lithuania were presented. After the official ceremony, the meeting of Volodymyr Zelenskyy…

Lithuanian President to speak at Verkhovna Rada

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

During his visit to Ukraine, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda will speak at the Verkhovna Rada, Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Dmytro Razumkov said. “On Thursday, the President of the Republic of Lithuania will visit Ukraine. There was an appeal to the Verkhovna Rada with a proposal for Mr. Nauseda’s speech within the walls of parliament. I talked beforehand with representatives of all parliamentary factions and groups, they supported this initiative,…

Foreign Ministers of UK, Baltic States agree to cooperate on issues of Ukraine, Belarus

Thursday, March 11, 2021

Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the United Kingdom, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have agreed to support Ukraine in restoring its territorial integrity and to keep the international focus on the situation in Belarus. The meeting of Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom Dominic Raab, Estonian Minister Eva-Maria Liimets, Latvian Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Lithuanian Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis took place in Tallinn on March 10, the Estonian Ministry’s press service reports.…

Lithuania ready to share vaccines with Ukraine

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Once Lithuania has acquired sufficient amounts, it is ready to share Covid-19 vaccines with Ukraine. “I share the concern of the minister and the Ukrainian government that not enough vaccines are reaching Ukraine,” Landsbergis told reporters on Wednesday after a meeting with his Ukrainian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba. “I offered a possibility, whenever Lithuania is ready to share, we will try and help Ukraine.” Landsbergis said it is too early to…

Defence cooperation of Lithuania and Ukraine discussed

Saturday, January 30, 2021

Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas and Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Lithuania HE Volodymyr Yatsenkivskyi discussed bilateral defence cooperation of the two countries, participation of Ukraine in multilateral cybersecurity projects, as well as other initiatives, and exchanged views on the security situation in the region, at a meeting today, January 28.   “The new Government pays great regard to the reforms in Ukraine. Despite serious challenges, we…