United States

A Lithuanian designed the first USD one cent coin
2016 m. gegužės 26 d. 08:39
It appears that the designer of the first USD one cent was a Lithuanian Jew Viktoras Baranauskas who was born in 1871 in Šiauliai.
'Canada is a small army, but everyone likes to work with us' - Major Beauchamp
2016 m. gegužės 23 d. 15:00
While NATO is often thought of as synonymous with the United States , other countries,...
US commitments to Baltics are 'strong and serious'
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 08:23
The United States will continue contributing to security of the Baltic states,...
'We in the US think that migrants are a source of strength, not a threat'
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 15:15
Refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East is not a problem just for Europe to solve,...
Russia's counter to missile defence pushes Europe together  (2)
2016 m. gegužės 18 d. 08:48
The ceremony of opening the United States ’ missile defense base in Deveselu, Romania , last week (Thursday, May 12), was greeted by a barrage of condemnation and...
Hollywood star Sean Penn's grandfather came from which town in Lithuania?
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 10:02
The famous US actor Sean Penn , two-time Oscar winner, appears to have Lithuanian roots...
Lessons from Denmark – how Lithuania can generate support from allies to deter Russia  (2)
2016 m. gegužės 16 d. 08:28
As the Baltic States try to convince NATO allies that Russia represents a real threat...
Why Trump is wrong about the costs and benefits of NATO  (3)
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 08:41
Trump’s explanation of the economics of America’s security alliances misses several core realities, argues Michael O’Hanlon. The benefits of certain alliances...
What would Lithuania gain from TTIP?
2016 m. gegužės 11 d. 08:44
What do Lithuanian opinion formers think about a possible Brexit?
2016 m. gegužės 11 d. 08:16
British voters are hitting the polls in six weeks to decide whether their country should...
Lithuania's Coffee Inn opens first coffee shop in Florida
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 09:05
The Lithuanian coffee shop chain Coffee Inn opened its first outlet in the United States .
Ukraine’s indispensable economic reforms
2016 m. gegužės 7 d. 07:31
Economic reform is central for today’s Ukraine . The capacity of the Ukrainian...
“They had never met a Mexican National with Lithuanian roots” – Honorary Consul to Mexico
2016 m. gegužės 6 d. 17:27
"Ever since I can remember, my Mother used to tell us where our grandparents and great-grandparents had come from. My grandfather, Isakas Landau, had arrived in...
Lithuanian professor ‘will win the Nobel prize' for genome editing
2016 m. gegužės 6 d. 10:20
Biotechnology Institute Professor Virginijus Šikšnys will become the first Lithuanian to get the Nobel Prize , according to a leading expert in the field.
Lithuania's biggest gas consumer Achema looks to sign long-term supply contract
2016 m. gegužės 5 d. 11:56
Lithuania's fertilizer manufacturer Achema , the country's single largest natural gas...
As Trump becomes Republican nomination shoe-in, Lithuanian analysts sound off
2016 m. gegužės 5 d. 09:33
A year ago, Donald Trump was barely considered a serious Republican presidential...
New rotation of US troops begin service in Lithuania
2016 m. gegužės 4 d. 15:34
A new shift of rotating US forces have begun service in Lithuania this week, the Ministry of National Defence reports.
How Putin's western front thwarted pivot to the East  (1)
2016 m. gegužės 4 d. 08:16
Over the past several years, whenever Moscow entered into a difficult encounter on the...
Poland and Lithuania celebrate 225th anniversary of Europe's first written constitution
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 12:12
This week 225 years ago, the Polish- Lithuanian Commonwealth adopted what was then the...
NATO considering sending extra 4,000 troops to Baltic States – US Defense Secretary
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 09:13
NATO is considering establishing a new rotational ground force in the Baltic States and...
'You gotta shoot' - Trump on Russian flybys in Baltic
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 08:43
US presidential candidate Donald Trump says that if Russia does not respond to diplomatic calls to stop flyby manoeuvres over the Baltic Sea , the Americans would...
Growing controversy over rejection of Lithuanian citizenship claims by Litvaks
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 08:19
Lithuania's citizenship laws recognize the right of people who lived in Lithuania in the period 1918-1940 and their offspring to claim Lithuanian citizenship but...
Russia 'will not be returning to G8' - Germany  (1)
2016 m. gegužės 2 d. 09:32
Russia is not going to return to the G7 group, the club of the world's industrialized...
Asia’s rise, Russia, and the future of the global order
2016 m. balandžio 30 d. 08:00
This week, Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute and former...
Cuban missile crisis-style stand-off in Baltic States a real possibility – former US Defense Secretary
2016 m. balandžio 30 d. 06:27
Former US secretary of Defence William Perry has said that Russia and the US blundering...