Posts tagged as border guards

Lithuanian president to meet with families of border guards killed by Soviets in 1991

Friday, June 28, 2019

Lithuania’s outgoing President Dalia Grybauskaite is meeting on Friday with family members of border guards and police officers killed by the Soviets at the Medininkai checkpoint in 1991. The meeting is held in the run-up to the 28th anniversary of the Medininkai massacre on July 31. Grybauskaite’s term of office ends on July 12. Members of the Soviet special police unit OMON killed seven Lithuanian border guards and police officers…

Juncker: 10,000 more border guards should be sent to protect EU borders

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

European Union has plans to send 10,000 more border guards to combat illegal immigration, said Chairman of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker said in his speech regarding the state of EU. As reported by BBC, Juncker, who will remain in charge of the European Commission for twelve whole months, has proposed expanding the capacity of the European Union’s border security. Currently Europe’s borders are protected by Frontex, which has around…