Posts tagged as communication

PM’s adviser steps down over coronavirus communication

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Skirmantas Malinauskas, an adviser to the prime minister leading the government’s coronavirus communication group, is stepping down over a row with the health minister. Malinauskas is quitting both the communication group and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis’ team, he said. Malinauskas told reporters on Thursday that Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga had asked the prime minister to remove him from the government’s communication group on the coronavirus situation. “The minister informed me…

Hackathon results in drones, communication prototypes for Lithuanian Navy

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

During a hackathon aboard a Lithuania Navy ship, LNS Jotvingis, teams from Lithuanian universities and the private sector came up with prototypes for laser communication system for ships at sea, as well as a drone, personnel and human resources management systems. According to the Lithuanian Defence Ministry press release, 50 inventors from Vilnius and Kaunas University of Technology, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, and programming and engineering companies designed prototypes and…

Estonian interior minister not to attend discussion focusing on relocation of immigrants

Thursday, July 18, 2019

At an informal meeting of justice and home affairs ministers of the European Union to be held in Helsinki on Thursday and Friday, Estonian Minister of the Interior Mart Helme from the Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) will attend the discussions of migration policy and interior affairs, but will skip a dinner during which the ministers are to discuss relocation of the migrants arriving in the EU via the central Mediterranean…

Lithuania and Poland sign co-operation agreement

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis and his Polish counterpart, Mariusz Błaszczak, signed co-operaton agreements on 21 February, their ministries announced on their respective websites. The two defence ministers signed a letter of intent to affiliate the Lithuanian Iron Wolf and Polish 15th Giżycka mechanised brigades with the headquarters (HQ) of NATO’s Multinational Division North-East (MND NE) in Elblag, Poland, which co-ordinates NATO enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) battlegroups in Poland and…

The Baltic sky sold to NATO

By Vairis Godmanis on Wednesday, February 27, 2019

NATO systematically accompanies Russian aircraft over the Baltics. At the same time, the Russian Defense Ministry has repeatedly stated that all flights that had been carried out strictly complied with international rules for the use of airspace over neutral waters, without violating other state’s borders. On February 18 – 24 NATO fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled three times to identify and…

Mogherini: EU to Present Proposals on Security Following Salisbury Incident

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

During the EU leaders’ summit in June, EU will present its proposals on countering security threats following the incident in the UK city of Salisbury, when former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were allegedly poisoned by the A234 nerve agent, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said Tuesday. “After the Salisbury attack, the European Council has called for increased EU engagement on cybersecurity, strategic communication and counterintelligence…

Russia’s behavior sets limits to communication with it

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser has assumed an indirectly opposing stance to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, commenting on the latter’s pro-Russia statement by saying that the behavior of the current leadership of Russia is setting limits to communication with Moscow. “The strength of the European Union lies in respecting democracy, the rule of law and fundamental freedoms. The fact that the leaders of today’s Russia do not share the…