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Articles with tag "Lithuania"
Poland, Baltics Enact EU Visa Ban for Russians
Holders of residence permits, family members, humanitarian cases and dissidents are unaffected.
you shall pass
EU Says Lithuania Must Allow Rail Transit of Russian Goods to Kaliningrad
Russia threatened reprisals against the Baltic nation after Vilnius imposed strict restrictions on goods traveling across its territory, mainly by rail...
Moscow Vows ‘Serious Consequences’ for Lithuania Over Kaliningrad Rail Ban
Tensions over Vilnius' enforcement of an EU ban on sanctioned Russian goods continue to rise.
Russia Threatens To Retaliate as Lithuania Bans Rail Transit to Kaliningrad
Vilnius has restricted the rail transit of EU-sanctioned goods between mainland Russia and its Baltic exclave.
Russia Closes Baltic Consulates, Expels Staff
The move comes in retaliation to similar Russian consulate closures by Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
Lithuanians Sue Gorbachev Over Deadly Soviet Crackdown
The civil lawsuit states that Gorbachev failed to stop the "international crime" against Lithuanians seeking freedom from Soviet occupation.
U.S. to Sell Anti-Tank Missiles to Lithuania Amid Mounting Russia-NATO Tensions
The U.S. greenlit the sale of 230 Javelin missiles and 20 Javelin launchers to Lithuania, which shares a border with Russia’s exclave Kaliningrad.
Belarus to Probe 'Murder' of Iraqi Man on Lithuania Border
Lithuanian officials suspect Lukashenko's regime of orchestrating an unprecedented influx of illegal migrants in retaliation for EU sanctions.
Russians Among Illegal Belarus-EU Border Crossers – Lithuanian Diplomat
Lithuanian officials say they suspect the crisis is being orchestrated by Alexander Lukashenko's regime in retaliation to EU sanctions.
Lithuanian Court Extends Sentence for Ex-Soviet Tank Officer
Yuri Mel's sentence has been extended to 10 years over his role in a deadly military assault on Lithuania's independence bid in January 1991.
ON THE BLACKLIST
Baltic States Ban Belarus Leader Over Election Fraud, Violence
The Baltic EU members announced their sanctions in a coordinated effort to support the protests in Belarus.
'baltic way' redux
Tens of Thousands in Lithuania Form Human Chain for Belarus
The rallies were inspired by the Baltic Way of 1989, when Lithuanians, Latvians and Estonians linked hands to reject Soviet rule.
Baltics Accuse Russia of Trying to 'Falsify' History on War Anniversary
The Baltic leaders said the Soviet Union had also used military force and repression to subjugate their nations in the Cold War.
Russia Trades Captive Spies With Norway, Lithuania in Cold War-style Swap
The move secures the return of several captured agents to their home countries.
ducks in a row
Lithuania Pardons Russian Spies, Paving Way for 3-Way Swap
The move could lead to the release of Norwegian Frode Berg, who was jailed in Russia for espionage.
City Where Chernobyl Was Filmed Fears Real-Life Nuclear Disaster
"We’re not going to guess whether an accident could happen, we're getting ready for one,” the head of Civil Protection Board said.
Suspect in Russian Tainted Oil Scandal Seeks Political Asylum in Lithuania
The contamination was discovered in April and led to a major disruption of supplies from Russia.
Russia Accuses Lithuania of 'Provocative' Act After Former Soviet Official Convicted
A former Soviet Defense Minister was found guilty of war crimes this week for his role in a 1991 crackdown in Lithuania.
Ex-Soviet Defense Minister Found Guilty of War Crimes, Lithuanian Court Rules
Russia has refused to cooperate with the trial and calls it illegal.
Adidas Pulls Soviet-Themed Shirts After International Criticism
Lithuania's MFA accused Adidas of “imperial nostalgia” for releasing a women’s jersey with “USSR” printed on it.
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