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War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/22/2022 8:53:45 PM
The 2022 Liberty Medal will be awarded this fall to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/22/2022 9:48:49 PM
New tensions between Moscow and the West are rising after Lithuania decided to halt the transport of some goods through its territory to the Russian region of Kaliningrad as part of European Union sanctions on the Kremlin.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/21/2022 1:07:46 PM
Russia's security council chief Nikolai Patrushev on Tuesday warned EU and NATO member Lithuania of "serious" consequences over restrictions on the rail transit of EU-sanctioned goods to Moscow's exclave of Kaliningrad.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/9/2022 10:56:33 PM
Lithuania's top diplomat said Monday that removing Russian President Vladimir Putin from power is the only way to protect the West and its allies from future threats from Moscow, urging an even tougher stance than the US and many NATO allies have been willing to pursue since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/5/2022 2:18:00 PM
​A 500-million-euro ($530 million) Lithuanian-Polish natural gas transmission pipeline was inaugurated Thursday, completing another stage of regional independence from Russian energy sources.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/21/2022 1:33:16 PM
Russia said Thursday it was closing the consulates of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in response to Moscow's consulates being shut in the three Baltic states over military action in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/12/2022 11:34:42 AM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has urged the European Union to step up economic sanctions against Russia, arguing that the Russian political and military leadership feels it can continue the invasion of Ukraine because of signals from some European nations.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/3/2022 11:55:52 PM
Lithuania says it has cut itself off entirely from gas imports from Russia, apparently becoming the first of the European Union's 27 nations to use Russian gas to break its energy dependence upon Moscow.

Arts & Culture - Screens
4/3/2022 1:54:49 PM
Lithuania's president says Mantas Kvedaravicius, a prominent film director in the Baltic country, has been killed in Ukraine, reportedly in the besieged port city of Mariupol where he was working on a documentary.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/31/2022 3:39:01 PM
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has created a "new sense of urgency" among NATO member states to boost defense spending, the alliance's chief Jen Stoltenberg said Thursday as he unveiled the organization's 2022 annual report.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/29/2022 2:09:23 PM
Russia said Tuesday it was expelling 10 diplomats from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia in a tit-for-tat move after the Baltic countries expelled Russian diplomats over military action in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/11/2022 4:34:08 PM
Facebook has temporarily eased its policy on violent speech after Moscow's invasion of Ukraine, allowing statements like "death to Russian invaders" but not credible threats against civilians, the tech giant said Thursday.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/7/2022 1:14:32 PM
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday assured Lithuania of NATO protection and American support as he began a lightning visit to the three Baltic states that are increasingly on edge as Russia presses ahead with its invasion of Ukraine.

World - International
2/15/2022 11:50:34 AM
Diplomatic efforts to head off what U.S. officials have warned could be an imminent Russian attack on Ukraine entered a new round on Monday. Russia's top diplomat advised President Vladimir Putin to continue talks and Germany's chancellor met the Ukrainian president.

World - International
1/22/2022 6:04:04 PM
The Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will send US-made anti-tank and anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine in a move that Washington says it is fully endorsing amid Kyiv's escalating tensions with Russia

World - Region
1/16/2022 6:15:08 PM
Baghdad has repatriated almost 4,000 of its citizens stuck on the Belarus borders with European Union members Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia in recent weeks, Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday.

World - International
1/3/2022 1:07:19 PM
A state-run Taiwanese liquor company said Monday it has snapped up 20,000 bottles of Lithuanian rum that were blocked from China after a diplomatic row broke out between Beijing and Vilnius.

World - International
12/20/2021 8:04:33 PM
Poland and Lithuania joined Ukraine on Monday to call for stronger Western sanctions against Moscow amid a Russian troop buildup near the Ukrainian border that has fueled fears of an invasion.

World - International
12/6/2021 11:42:18 AM
Senior officials from the Slovak Republic are in Taiwan for talks on deepening ties with the island in the highest-level visit by the EU-member country since it opened a representative office in Taiwan in 2003.

World - International
12/1/2021 6:50:30 PM
Top European Union migration officials offered Wednesday to ease asylum rules for Poland, Lithuania and Latvia in response to what the EU says is a "hybrid attack'' by Belarus to destabilize the bloc using migrants.

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