The Ministry of the Interior will step up the protection of Lithuania’s border with Russia’s Kaliningrad region this year. Border infrastructure and surveillance systems will be renewed for this reason, and more border guards hired.
The economy minister says Lithuania has exhausted all the means at its disposal to restrict the entry of European goods into Russia amid renewed public debate on the continued operations of the Vičiūnai Group in Russia.
The European Commission has adopted guidelines that cars with Russian number plates should not be allowed to enter the European Union. Commenting about the guidelines Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jovita Neliupšienė said that cars with Russian number plates would be seized if they enter Lithuan...
President Gitanas Nausėda expects authorities to improve the protection of the border with Russia after a father kidnapped his child and fled to Kaliningrad region by crossing a river in a rubber boat last week.
The Lithuanian man who abducted his daughter and fled to the Kaliningrad region has been released after being detained on Sunday by Russian officers, the National Crisis Management Centre (NKVC) reports.
On Sunday, a father kidnapped a daughter from a mother and fled from Lithuania to Russia across a river in a rubber boat. Russia has refused to return the kidnapped toddler to Lithuania. Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė says authorities are working actively to have the child returned.
A man who kidnapped his daughter and fled to the Kaliningrad region on Sunday is allegedly a citizen of Russia, says the National Crisis Management Centre (NKVC).
On 27 August, a father kidnapped a one-year-old daughter from a mother in Lithuania and crossed a river in a rubber boat to Russia’s Kaliningrad region, where both he and the toddler were detained.
In order to enhance border security and tackle cigarette smuggling, Lithuania temporarily closed two of its checkpoints on the border with Belarus starting Friday, leaving four operational. The interior minister has revealed that security threats are being analysed and under certain conditions Lithu...
Lithuania's European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevicius on Tuesday criticized the country for its failure to properly prepare its strategic communication to respond to Russia's threats over the restriction of the transit of some goods to the Kaliningrad region.
Lithuanian military intelligence says Russia continues to build up its military capabilities in the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad by creating a new division and deploying ships capable of carrying Kalibr cruise missiles.
Russia's free electronic visa system increases the risks to Lithuania's security by facilitating the recruitment of spies by Moscow, Lithuanian intelligence bodies warned on Tuesday.
50 rare amber stones will be put up for bidding in Kaliningrad. The auction can be participated both by Russians and citizens of foreign countries.
Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, currently in Brussels, says the existing NATO measures to defend the Baltic states from Russia are insufficient.
Moscow has formally notified Vilnius that Lithuanians will be able to travel to Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad with a free e-visa starting July 1.
Lithuania does not import liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Kaliningrad, where Russia completed the construction of an LNG import facility early in 2019, Lithuanian LNG handling and importing businesses told BNS.
Lithuanians living in Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad call for Lithuanian citizens to vote "no" in the May 12 dual citizenship referendum, which they describe as "discriminatory".
Ketvirtadienį Baltijos jūros pakrantėje Kaliningrado regione Chmelevkos šaudykloje vykusiose karinėse pratybose dalyvavo desantiniai laivai, lėktuvnešiai ir sraigtasparniai. Rusijos karinio jūrų laivyno dalis – Baltijos laivynas surengė mokymus desantiniams laivams. Gynybos ministerijos teigimu, mok...