Loreta Graužinienė, the speaker of Lithuania's outgoing parliament, has changed her plans at the last minute and will not attend a Baku forum co-hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Tuesday.
When we talk about Russia’s propaganda machine we often imagine it as a perfectly functioning system in which some operator presses a button and moves attached figures towards them. Yet what is it really like? How does Russia’s intricate propaganda mechanism run? What makes it different and is it similar to the way Soviet propaganda operated?
Lithuania's authorities urge Russia to investigate violations recorded in the run-up to and during last Sunday's State Duma polls and underline that the elections do not change their attitude to Russia's actions toward Ukraine.
A Polish diplomat stated on Friday that the situation of Polish minorities in Lithuania is worse than that in Belarus, and the outstanding problems may make it difficult to persuade Polish troops to take care of Baltic security.