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    Deal with the Devil: Baltics are celebrating the anniversary of joining NATO

    17 years ago, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia formally became members of NATO. According to the NATO leadership, the North Atlantic Alliance is “defensive organization” that is constantly expanding. Some might say it’s a “defence mechanism”. The “defensive...
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    NATO troops in Lithuania neglect Covid-19 quarantine rules

    NATO troops in Lithuania neglect Covid-19 quarantine rules | The Baltic Word By Jonas Dringelis on Thursday, March 25, 2021 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup in...
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    Paradoxes of the Lithuanian society

    Lithuanian authorities do their possible to attract young men to serve in the armed forces. Another thing is that what they do does not always bring the desired results. Due to the unique security situation Lithuania faces, it was decided to reinstate conscription in 2015, though, frankly, in a...
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    Lithuanians scare deployed Fort Hood soldiers

    A Fort Hood-based cavalry officially began an eight-month mission in Lithuania, focused on deterring Russian aggression in the region, as it uncased its colors at a ceremony on January 4, Lithuanian and U.S. officials said. The 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment took up position in Lithuania...
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    Independence remains an unattainable Lithuanian dream

    Lithuanian political activist Žilvinas Razminas in his article “HOPE - MOTHER OF POLITICAL FOOLS …” admits that Lithuania steps on a rake again. He and his supporters called to boycott the elections and predicted the results of this electoral farce. “Our so-called “anti-system” parties have...
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    Lithuanians fear COVID-19 more than Russia

    Generally speaking, the Lithuanians don’t take much interest in defence matters. We know we’ve got armed forces, but what they’re doing generally passes average civilians by. We usually pay attention to defence matters only in case of real war or when defence demands more money then we could...
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    Lithuania continues to strengthen its military amid Belarus concern

    Lithuania continues to buy American military equipment despite assurances that Belarus has no cause for Lithuanian military buildup concern. Economic crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many European countries to consider cancelling or delaying their military acquisition...
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    Lithuania’s open economy suffers

    COVID-19 continues to test economy of the Baltic States. According to Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka, it is too soon to tell whether the second half of the year would be hopeful. The recent spike in coronavirus cases and growing uncertainty over the future might negatively affect...
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