Russian journalists and NGOs are used to monitor opposition, Lithuanian agency says
Monday, April 13, 2015
According to Lithuanian State Security Department's (VSD) activity report for 2014, Russia's intelligence services are using Russian journalists and representatives of non-governmental organisations to spy on and discredit the Russian opposition. Journalists and representatives of NGOs are also monitoring visits of the Kremlin's critics to Lithuania.
If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Vilnius and Warsaw are gradually moving to a new stage of better relations and hopes that Lithuanian politicians will solve the highly contentious issue of the spelling of Polish names in Lithuanian personal documents.
The leaked recordings of conversations between Poland's former foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski and then CEO of oil company Orlen, Jacek Krawiec, about investments in Mažeikiai oil refinery in Lithuania do not reflect the position of the current Polish government, Warsaw said on Wednesday.