Russia's in spy catching game, former Lithuanian security chief says
Thursday, May 21, 2015
The report on the detention of a Lithuanian intelligence officer in Russia is a response to the arrest of a Russian citizen, suspected of spying for the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB), in Lithuania, says Mečys Laurinkus, former chief of the Lithuanian State Security Department.
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.