Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has asked for Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė's support in raising issues of importance to Tbilisi at this week's NATO summit in Brussels.
Russian opposition figures say that they want to change Russia, rather than replace its leaders.
Lithuania will continue to support Ukraine's defense and security reforms, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius told Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak as they met in Vilnius on Thursday.
More than 100 politicians, civil society activists, academicians and journalists from various countries are expected to attend the fourth Vilnius Russia Forum, a two-day event starting in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday.
Gay men fleeing persecution in Chechnya have found refuge in Lithuania: Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius confirmed to BNS on Wednesday that two persons who suffered repression in the southern Russian republic have come to Lithuania.