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Baltic PMs say their countries ready, feel safe ahead of Zapad war games
2017 m. birželio 9 d. 16:07
The Baltic prime ministers say that their countries are ready for Zapad , a major military exercise to be held jointly by Russia and Belarus in September, and...
President arrives in east Ukraine to celebrate visa-free travels
2017 m. birželio 9 d. 15:11
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday arrived in the city of Kharkov in eastern Ukraine to congratulate Ukrainians on visa-free travels to the...
Russian ambassador: Lithuania owes Russia 72 billion US dollars  (1)
2017 m. birželio 9 d. 11:12
After another May passed placing a flower crown placed near the monument commemorating those...
President sees Zapad, Belarus N-plant as key threats to transatlantic security
2017 m. birželio 8 d. 15:01
The world clearly understands that key threats to transatlantic security in our region...
Zapad exercise alarming due to simulated attacks against NATO
2017 m. gegužės 15 d. 09:40
The Russian-Belarusian exercise Zapad to take place close to the Lithuanian border in September is alarming due to the simulated attacks against the NATO Alliance,...
US defense secretary says Baltics set an example of growing defense  (1)
2017 m. gegužės 10 d. 16:59
The Baltic countries are setting an example for all NATO member states in increasing their...
US defense secretary pledges to defend Baltc states but can't elaborate on Patriot systems
2017 m. gegužės 10 d. 11:53
United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis said in Vilnius on Wednesday that the US...
Russia's readiness for combat in 24 hours sends signal to Lithuania, NATO
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 11:33
Russia 's readiness to open combat action against the Baltic states within 24-48 hours sends a signal to both Lithuania and NATO , says Lithuania's Defence Minister...
Lithuanian intelligence warns over provocations during Russia-Betarus war games
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 10:53
Lithuania's intelligence on Monday warned about possible provocations held in conjunction...
Lithuanian intelligence report in short – 6 key threats
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 09:59
Lithuania's intelligence institutions on Monday published the traditional report of...
Defence budget crucial amid Russian threats - Lithuanian ForMin at NATO meeting
2017 m. balandžio 3 d. 09:26
Speaking at a meeting of NATO foreign ministers in Brussels on Friday, Lithuania's Foreign...
Lithuania should step up security cooperation with Nordic states - Minister of Defence
2017 m. kovo 20 d. 09:33
Lithuania should step military and security cooperation with the Nordic countries , Defence Minister Raimondas Karoblis said after meeting with Iceland's top...
Regional presence of US troops virtually permanent - NATO general
2017 m. kovo 16 d. 16:20
The presence of US troops in the region is already virtually permanent, General Curtis M. Scaparrotti , NATO's Supreme Allied Commander Europe said in Vilnius on...
Belarus could be Putin's next target - Kasparov tells
2017 m. kovo 6 d. 09:37
Belarus could be the next country targeted by Russia's President Vladimir Putin after...
Germany's defmin awarded high state decoration in Lithuania
2017 m. kovo 3 d. 09:30
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Thursday presented Germany's Defense Minister...
US general calls on Russia for transparency during Zapad 2017 exercise
2017 m. kovo 1 d. 11:16
Lieutenant General Ben Hodges , commander of the United States Army Europe, has urged...
Rekindled train wagon debate calls into question planned size for Zapad 2017  (1)
2017 m. vasario 23 d. 11:44
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told journalists in Riga earlier this month (February 2017), “We are worried about the Zapad 2017 exercise, during which...
Seimas board updated on threats of cyber attack - Seimas speaker
2017 m. vasario 22 d. 13:35
The Lithuanian parliament's board met with military intelligence officers in Vilnius on Wednesday, focusing on threats of cyber attacks , Parliamentary Speaker...
Belarusian opposition think Russians may leave weapons after Zapad
2017 m. vasario 22 d. 09:45
The Belarusian society has fears about the upcoming joint war games with Russia, Zapad 2017...
NATO wants detailed info in advance about Zapad 2017 exercise near Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 15 d. 09:56
NATO would want to receive detailed information in advance from Russia and Belarus...
Zapad 2017 exercise clear preparation for war with West - Grybauskaitė
2017 m. vasario 10 d. 10:25
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that the Zapad 2017 exercise planned by Russia and Belarus for this year is a demonstration of their...
Zapad 2017 will be biggest-ever exercise at our borders - Bakas
2017 m. vasario 9 d. 15:58
The Zapad 2017 exercise to take place in Russia and Belarus later this year will be the biggest-ever military war games next to Lithuanian borders, says...
Security chief sees Zapad exercise as main 2017 challenge for Lithuania
2017 m. vasario 9 d. 14:45
Zapad 2017 military training to be held in Belarus and Russia this year will be the...