Lieutenant General Arvydas Pocius

Lithuania thanks "forest brothers" 70 years after start of anti-Soviet guerilla war (1)

As Lithuania marks 70 years since the start of the guerilla war this summer, new initiatives are emerging in the country to pay tribute to the legacy of the...

Lithuania to appoint former chief of defence as ambassador to Romania (1)

Lieutenant General Arvydas Pocius, who has just completed his term as Lithuania's chief of defence, will be appointed as ambassador to Romania , he told...

Lithuania's new chief of defence sworn into office

President Dalia Grybauskaitė has inaugurated the new Chief of Defence Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas during a formal change of command ceremony on...

Lithuania's new chief of defence lists threats to national security

Major General Jonas Vytauats Žukas is to be sworn in as Lithuania's chief of defence on Thursday. In an interview to the weekly Veidas, Žukas says that...

Žukas appointed Lithuania’s chief of defence

Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas has been appointed new chief of defence of Lithuania. He will start his five-year term on Jul. 24, the Lithuanian...