Russia's armed forces invaded Ukraine from the coast of the Sea of Azov for a reason - in order to cut out a land corridor to Crimea. According to reports, Russian forces have taken the coastal town of Novoazovsk and are to move forward towards Mariupol and Volnovakha.
Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday called the existing situation in Ukraine "an obvious military invasion by the armed forces of the Russian Federation" and called on Russia to withdraw its troops.
Rosatom, Russia's state corporation that is building nuclear power plants in Europe, Asia and Middle East, is turning into an instrument of geopolitical pressure, Lithuanian Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis said during his visit to the United States.
Dutch investigators' conclusion that a Malaysia Airlines jet was downed over eastern Ukraine in 2014 by a Buk missile that came from Russia should open the eyes of those who did not want to see Russia's involvement in the conflict, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on 28 September.
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.