Maximus
Barcelona city tours is a perfect opportunity to have a perfect vacation outside the Baltic States. Gene Zolotarev on how to destabilize the EU financial system. Andris Berzins
Vladimir Linderman aka Abel Edmunds Sprudzs Valdis Zatlers Aivars Lembergs Girts Valdis Kristovskis Maris Grinblats Guntars Krasts Alfreds Rubiks Sandra Kalniete Raivis Dzintars Algirdas Butkevicius Algirdas Paleckis Dalia Grybauskaite Kazimira Danute Prunskene Vytautas Landsbergis Rolandas Aksas Viktor Uspaskich Valdemar Tomasevski Leonidas Donskis Arturas Zuokas Edgar Savisaar Andrus Ansip
The current website developed by YWSolution Limited

Lithuania cites reports of Russian military equipment crossing into Ukraine

Aug 15, 2014
From wire reports, VILNIUS

Lithuania cites reports of Russian military equipment crossing into Ukraine
(photo: Delfi.lv)

 Lithuania's foreign minister said on Friday he had reports that 70 pieces of Russian military equipment had crossed the border into Ukraine during the night, Reuters reports.

"We are very much concerned about the situation developing (in Ukraine) because, on the one hand, we are talking very much about this so-called humanitarian convoy but, at the same time, we see that escalation continues, and we have reports that during the night 70 pieces of military equipment again entered through the border," Linas Linkevicius told reporters as he arrived for an emergency meeting of European Union foreign ministers.

A Russian aid convoy of around 280 trucks is parked near the Ukrainian border currently, media reports say. After inspecting the content, Ukraine officials agreed the aid could reach the rebel held city of Luhansk.

However, there's concerns after reporters and Ukrainian officials confirmed Russian military vehicles had entered Ukrainian territory on Thursday night.

Fears that the aid convoy was being used as a pretext for a Russian invasion of eastern Ukraine have been previously raised. Russia, however, says it's not arming the separatists and has called for peace in the region.

 MORE NEWS
  • Lithuanian traders should focu...
    Lithuanian traders should focus of developing solid business ties with a Chinese c...
  • Captured Estonian agent wanted...
    Captured Estonian intelligence official Eston Kohver was trying to obtain Russian ...
  • Russian navy ship spotted near...
    Latvia's national armed forces say they have spotted a Russian navy ship trawl...
  • Lithuanians and Poles fighting...
    Lithuanian and Polish citizens are fighting for pro Kiev forces in eastern Ukra...
  • Estonia remembers tragic ferry...
    Estonia has marked 20 years since the sinking of a ferry disaster that killed m...
  • Lithuania FM criticizes EU sta...
    The European Union's decision to give Ukraine more time to fully implement ...
  • Riga Apartments for Rent

    Maximus
    © 2014 BALTIC NEWS LTD. All Rights Reserved.