Lithuania

19 May 2017
Two Chechens Fleeing Persecution Offered Asylum in Lithuania

The Baltic country may be the first in the world to receive gays escaping a reported purge against homosexuals, while Poland continues to send back asylum seekers to Belarus. 

 
11 May 2017
Lithuania Plans to Restrict Alcohol Sales

The Baltic country is taking steps to cut back on alcohol consumption, which is one of the highest per capita in the world. 

 
1 May 2017
Lithuanian Scammer Preyed on U.S. Tech Giants Premium

U.S. trying to extradite the man who roped Facebook and Google into a classic phishing expedition.

 
24 April 2017
Central Europe Increases Military Spending Due to Perceived Russian Threat Premium

Russia also increased its budget, which made it the third-largest spender worldwide in 2016, report says. 

 
18 April 2017
Dissecting a Case of Baltic Fake News Premium

A Re:Baltica investigation has traced the latest propaganda mouthpiece to colorful, Kremlin-funded characters. 

 
1 March 2017
Russophobia on the Rise in Lithuania

Court hands down guilty verdicts to two men accused of stealing military intelligence.

 
24 February 2017
Belarusian Nuke Plant Could Face Baltic Blockade Premium

Lithuania seeks allies for plan to stop electricity generated by plant from entering European power market.

 
6 February 2017
Leveling Out

As the new Lithuanian government urges emigres to return home, the education of their children moves center stage, with promising results.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
17 January 2017
Lithuania Plans to Fence Off Russian Exclave Premium

Decision, following similar moves by other Baltic states, comes amid major NATO military buildup in the region.

 
23 November 2016
Lithuania Picks Unconventional Leader for Tense Times Premium

Hawkish former interior minister will head a government of agrarians and Greens.

 

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