Speaker of Lithuania’s Seimas about solutions to the gas monopoly problem in Europe, campaign against emigration of Lithuanians, and a Marshall Plan for Ukraine
|16 December, 2015|
The most important challenges are to lay genuinely strong and stable political foundations so that Ukraine never swerves away from its European course of reform regardless of any political uncertainties future elections may bring
|24 September, 2015|
Russia has recently lost one of her towering personalities in the fields of political dissent, human rights defence, political memory, social criticism and humanities
|14 May, 2015||World|
The first speaker of the Seimas of the independent Lithuania and EMP until recently on the way Europe is changing its perception of Russia, the shifting "center of Europeanness", and why it is crucial for Ukrainians to resist disenchantment
|23 October, 2014|
Soviet Communism was always reminiscent of the nearly Byzantine sacrosanct structure of symbolic authority, and the fusion of the sacral and secular elements of power
|18 November, 2013|
Linas Linkevičius argues that “Ukraine belongs to Europe, not just geographically” and that a European political project without Ukraine would be less impressive in his interview to European affairs journalist Peter O’Donnell.
|7 October, 2013||Politics|
In his exclusive interview for The Ukrainian Week, Lithuania’s Prime-Minister Algirdas Butkevičius talks about the importance of the Association Agreement for Ukraine at the Vilnius Summit and the impact of European integration on his country
|13 June, 2013||News|
Gediminas Kirkilas: Lithuania feels having no choice, but support Ukraine’s bid for the EU Association Agreement today
“Lithuania hopes that the EU will sign the Association Agreement with Ukraine during the EU Eastern Partnership Summit on 28-29 November, 2013 in Vilnius,” claims Gediminas Kirkilas, the Vice-Speaker of the Lithuanian’s Seimas and the Chairman of the European Affairs Committee, in his opinion for The Lithuania Tribune.
|1 April, 2013|
The brain drain process is a painful challenge to Lithuania, as the country is losing the best of its young people, would-be scholars, artists, business people, probably – even public figures, policy makers and statesmen as well.
|5 November, 2012||World|
After the 2012 parliamentary elections, it is tempting to describe Lithuania as a victim of a series of ugly and unscrupulous manipulations undertaken by political cheats like Viktor Uspaskich and his party, the Labor Party, which is among the major winners of the elections along with Lithuanian Social Democrats and Motherland Union (Christian Democrats). Yet on a closer look it appears a simplistic perception of Lithuania’s political reality.
|16 October, 2012||World|
On 14 October, Lithuanians voted against the conservative government and the construction of a new nuclear power plant.
|23 July, 2012||World|
Wojciech Borodzicz-Smoliński talks about modern Warsaw-Vilnius relations
|19 October, 2011||History|
Eugenijus Peikštenis, director of the Museum of Genocide Victims, speaks about how the taboo history of Soviet repressions came to light
|19 October, 2011||History|
Lithuanian authorities set up the Museum of Genocide Victims in a building once occupied by the KGB
|7 October, 2011||History|
The failure of Ukrainian elites to agree among themselves for the sake of independence in the 14th and 15th centuries led to the breakup of the Rus’ principality and incorporation of its parts into Poland, Lithuania and Hungary
|19 April, 2011||World|
Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius: “Do not lose yourself in prejudices towards Europe”
|3 March, 2011||World|
Vytautas Landsbergis, the mastermind of Lithuanian independence, believes that Europe has left the era of big-personality politicians in the past. They have been replaced by those who “listen to themselves only.”