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26 September
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, 2015World
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, 2013Politics
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, 2013News
“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, 2012World
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, 2012World
On 14 October, Lithuanians voted against the conservative government and the construction of a new nuclear power plant.
23 July, 2012World
Wojciech Borodzicz-Smoliński talks about modern Warsaw-Vilnius relations
19 October, 2011History
Eugenijus Peikštenis, director of the Museum of Genocide Victims, speaks about how the taboo history of Soviet repressions came to light
19 October, 2011History
Lithuanian authorities set up the Museum of Genocide Victims in a building once occupied by the KGB
7 October, 2011History
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, 2011World
Lithuanian Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius: “Do not lose yourself in prejudices towards Europe”
3 March, 2011World
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.”
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November 21, the 4th anniversary of the Maidan, begins in Kyiv with a prayer for the Heavenly Hundred, the protesters killed at Instytutska Street in February 2014, and the victims of earlier shootings, police violence throughout the revolution
yesterday, Stanislav Kozliuk,
Ukraine’s Parliament has started to change the electoral system. Will they be able to finish the job and what will change if the reform goes through?
day before yesterday, Andriy Holub,
What political ambitions do Yulia Tymoshenko and her party hope to achieve before the 2019 elections?
day before yesterday, Roman Malko,
According to recent sociological studies, there have been no significant changes in the mood of Ukrainians over the last three years. The scarcity of demonstrations cannot be attributed to loyalty to the current government, but rather to the fact that the opposition is equally far away from understanding what the citizens need and how these needs can be met
day before yesterday, Andriy Holub,
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