Tag: Lithuania

lithuanian-armed-forces-buy-new-pistols-instead-of-vaccines
02

Apr
2021

Lithuanian Armed Forces buy new pistols instead of vaccinesLithuanian Armed Forces buy new pistols instead of vaccines

Lithuanian Armed Forces buy new pistols instead of vaccines | The Baltic Word During the struggle against the terrible consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing consequences in the national economy, the Lithuanian Ministry of Defense bought a batch of new firearms to finally abandon the pistols of different caliber. The Armed Forces of Lithuania […]

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03

Feb
2021

Paradoxes of the Lithuanian societyParadoxes 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 democratic society conscription seems very anachronistic. […]

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germany-continues-to-expand-its-military-presence-in-lithuania
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Oct
2020

Germany continues to expand its military presence in LithuaniaGermany continues to expand its military presence in Lithuania

The German Air Force is setting up a Deployable Control and Reporting Centre (DCRC) at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, supplemented by additional sub-elements at Skede, Latvia and Ämari, Estonia. German soldiers are preparing to augment the static CRCs at Karmėlava, Lielvarde (Latvia) and Tallinn (Estonia) and support situational awareness for the airspace in the Baltic […]

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30

Aug
2020

Lithuania accuses Belarus of non-observance of human rightsLithuania accuses Belarus of non-observance of human rights

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius, reflected on the political crisis in Belarus, branded any possible Russian military support for Belarus as an “invasion”. “Since it’s publicly discussed I cannot say it’s not possible. So we should take that into account at least, and also send a very clear message, that it’s not tolerable to do […]

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