Latest News for: Vilnius office


‘We are where we are’: Alexei Navalny’s team keep fighting despite having to leave Russia

The Observer 24 Sep 2023
In the stylish Vilnius offices of the Anti-Corruption Foundation, Alexei Navalny’s name is mounted on the office wall in neon lights; his portrait hangs in some of the conference rooms ... “Alexei understands fully that the length of the term has no meaning; it’s all the same as long as Putin is in power,” she said, in an interview in Vilnius.

Safe Taiwan, safe world, president says

Taipei Times 09 Sep 2023
Tsai made the remarks in a prerecorded address screened yesterday at an event hosted by the World Federation of Taiwanese Associations (WFTA) and European Federation of Taiwanese Associations (EFTA) in Vilnius. Taiwan and Lithuania have representative offices in each other’s ...

Consolidated Results Of The Epso-G Group For H1 Of 2023

MENA FN 31 Aug 2023
(MENAFN - GlobeNewsWire - Nasdaq) Energy Transmission and Exchange Group EPSO-G (legal entity code 302826889, registered office address Gedimino pr. 20, Vilnius, Lithuania) EPSO-G announces the ... .

Is Belarus trying to destabilise its EU neighbours?

RTE 13 Aug 2023
It was not unusual. Their village is 3km from the border with Belarus and the Polish army often patrols the area ... "Lukashenko's strategy is very simply to consume as much money as he is able to get, and I think that's partly the story with the Prigozhin guys," Vytis Jurkonis, project director at the Vilnius office of Freedom House, told RTÉ News ... .

Tajik Man Detained In Slovakia Risks Torture If Extradited, Activists Say

Radio Free Europe 07 Aug 2023
Amriddin Holmurodov, 37, who was detained while crossing the Ukrainian-Slovak border, is still in a pretrial detention center in Kosice, Slovakia's second-largest city ... Last week, a group of Lithuania-based Tajik activists organized a demonstration in Holmurodov's support outside the European Union’s office in Vilnius.

Baltic lawmakers tout diplomacy, dialogue

Taipei Times 06 Aug 2023
Matas Maldeikis separately said that Lithuania’s exports grew 45% in a year and a half after China sanctioned the nation over Taiwan’s representative office in Vilnius ... In 2021, Taiwan opened the Taiwanese Representative Office in Lithuania in the capital, Vilnius, using the name ...

France and Japan Conduct Military Drills Amid China Tensions – but Paris Wary of NATO Role

Voa News 02 Aug 2023
But even as Paris seeks to build its military alliances in the Indo-Pacific region, France has blocked proposals to open a NATO liaison office in Tokyo ... NATO office. At its July annual summit in Vilnius, Lithuania, NATO put forward the opening of a liaison office in Tokyo ... The idea of a NATO office in Tokyo could be revived, he added.

SCOTT RITTER: Requiem for NATO’s Nightmare

Consortium News 28 Jul 2023
The dysfunction of the Atlantic military alliance over Ukrainian membership was just the most public manifestation of the debacle that was the Vilnius summit ... The Vilnius summit on July 11-12 in many ways represented the high-water mark of Europe’s old order ... He left Sweden in the lurch on the eve of the Vilnius summit.

Ambassador: China Will Respond in Kind to US Chip Export Restrictions

Voa News 27 Jul 2023
Xie likened the U.S ... The U.S ... Yang said that after Lithuania agreed in 2021 to let Taiwan establish a representative office in Vilnius, China downgraded its diplomatic relations from the ambassadorial level to the charge d’affaires and removed the country from its customs system database, making it impossible for Lithuanian goods to pass customs ... .

Paused, but not abandoned

China Daily 25 Jul 2023
From Vilnius, Lithuania, NATO cast its eyes eastward to Ukraine ... Following the Vilnius meeting, this ... Although deferred in Vilnius, pressure will be maintained to establish a NATO office in Tokyo as a hub for cooperation with Australia, Japan, New Zealand and the Republic of Korea.

If Everybody’s Going to Join NATO, Then Why Have the United Nations?

Scheerpost 25 Jul 2023
The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) held its annual summit on 11–12 July in Vilnius, Lithuania ... The talk of a global NATO and an Asian NATO is front and centre in these deliberations, with Stoltenberg stating in Vilnius that the idea of a liaison office in Japan is ‘on the table’.


Consortium News 23 Jul 2023
The talk of a global NATO and an Asian NATO is front and centre in these deliberations, with Stoltenberg stating in Vilnius that the idea of a liaison office in Japan is “on the table.” ... The Vilnius Summit Communiqué underlined Ukraine’s path into NATO and sharpened NATO’s self-defined universalism.

Editorial Roundup: United States

Greenwood Commonwealth 19 Jul 2023
troops don’t have to fight Vladimir Putin ’s tanks in Vilnius or Warsaw ... According to reports by Reuters and Agence France-Presse, NATO intended to include the plan of setting up a liaison office in Japan in the statement it released after the gathering of NATO leaders in Vilnius.

RPT - Germany's China Strategy Shows US Trying to Push Allies Away From Global Rivals ...

Urdu Point 18 Jul 2023
The German Foreign Office released a 40-page strategy last week that describes China as simultaneously "a partner, competitor and systemic rival" that has been pursuing its interests far more assertively and is attempting to reshape what Western allies term the rules-based international order ... The Pacific allies were present in Vilnius.