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Karolis Broga

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.

31.08.2023, 11:26
Justina Vaišvilaitė

Almost one million packs of illegal cigarettes were seized at the border with Belarus a few days ago, the Lithuanian Customs said on Friday. The cigarettes were disguised as a load of polyester fibre in transit to Poland.

25.08.2023, 15:24
Karolis Broga

The Migration Department recently refused to grant political asylum to Belarusian activist Olga Karach, head of the international centre for civil initiatives Our House (Nash Dom) Belarus & Lithuania, after the State Security Department (VSD) concluded that she poses a threat to Lithuania’s national...

22.08.2023, 17:39

The number of Russian and Belarusian citizens seeking international protection in Estonia has soared since the start of Russia’s full-scale military invasion of Ukraine last February, according to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board (PPA). The number of Ukrainians who have applied for asylum ...

19.08.2023, 09:00

At the initiative of Estonia’s Minister of Justice Kalle Laanet (Reform), though not via a draft prepared by Ministry of Justice staff, the right to vote in local elections in Estonia would be stripped from citizens of a foreign country recognised as an aggressor state, reports public broadcaster ER...

17.08.2023, 11:59
Karolis Broga

The Lithuanian Government has decided to temporarily close two checkpoints at the border with Belarus starting 18 August. MP Laurynas Kasčiūnas explains that the move comes after the security situation in the region has changed and also looking to tackle the smuggling of goods. He told the public br...

17.08.2023, 11:44
Karolis Broga

Prime Minister of Lithuania Ingrida Šimonytė believes there are grounds to consider introducing identical restrictions for Belarusian citizens as Russian nationals as a result of Wagner Group presence in Belarus.

10.08.2023, 16:53
Karolis Broga

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs advises Lithuanians not to travel to Belarus due to hostile activities and provocations of the Minsk regime against Lithuanian citizens. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mantas Adomėnas notes that Belarusian border guards pressure and blackmail travellers.

09.08.2023, 11:38

On Thursday, President Gitanas Nausėda met with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Suwałki to discuss the security situation on the border, the threats posed by the presence of the Wagner group in Belarus, the likelihood of provocations and the readiness to counter them, the presidency repo...

03.08.2023, 17:48

On 24-30 July, fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic States were scrambled three times to identify and escort aircraft of the Russian Federation flying in violation of flight rules in international airspace over the Baltic Sea and once to patrol the airspace border ...

01.08.2023, 10:15