History in the Making

RIGA - “The crowd went wild” would not really be an exaggeration in describing the scene in a square in Dublin last weekend when the...

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Lunch With An Information Warrior

Of course I agree with President Dalia Grybauskaite,” replies my lunch companion. “The reality is that we are under attack from Russ...

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KLAIPEDA - Single Lithuanian artists make a living from what they do best: creating art. The majority, meanwhile, ekes out juggling various jobs...

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Who needs another Russian channel?

In my opinion,  those who think that a special Russian channel on LTV would only make Latvia look like a bi-communal country are right. Bel...

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The Russians are coming to occupy the Baltic States

VILNIUS - I purposefully chose a title for my piece to evoke the notorious phrase from 1949 by the then US Secretary of Defense, James Forrestal...

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Why the idea of Russian invasion in the Baltics is absurdity

WARSAW - Since the annexation of Crimea and especially since the beginning of active war in the east of Ukraine, Russia’s neighbors to the...

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Petty Politics and the Presidency

The term in office of Latvian President Andris Berzins is coming to an end, and, as readers probably know, he has declared that he will not be s...

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Lithuanian NGOs grapple with state’s mistrust and shady image

Unlike Western NGOs, which are powerful and respected, the Lithuanian non-governmental sector is still underestimated and dealing with a slew of...

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Russia's actions threaten the global rules-based system

Last month marked the first anniversary  of Russia’s illegal annexation of Crimea. Yet instead of a restoration of Ukrainian sovereig...

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