I purposefully chose a title for my piece to evoke the notorious phrase from 1949 by the then US Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal: "The Russians are coming. The Russians are coming. They’re right around. I’ve seen Russian soldiers."
Lithuania’s parliament recently added a new amendment to the Alcohol Control Law, which, from November 2016, will prohibit retailers from displaying discounts on alcoholic drinks. The discounts themselves are not banned, however.
“Europe hasn't failed, states have – as administrative subjects”, Raul Romeva, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Institutional Relations and Transparency in the Catalan Government, said as he closed an international forum on refugee integration earlier in May.
Agriculture has proven fertile ground for innovators and developers of smart solutions as well as investors eager to put their money into new technology. However, Lithuanian startups have so far shown little interest in the field.
"The backpack of a modern infantry soldier weighs just much as the armour of a medieval knight. And it is a myth that an armoured warrior could not get up, if he fell down," says Medieval armoury enthusiast Karolis Jankauskas.