October 12, 2017

Lithuania hikes defense budget to meet NATO target

  VILNIUS – Lithuania said Wednesday it would raise its defense spending to 2 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) next year to meet a NATO […]
September 18, 2017

Lithuania accuses Russia of “airspace violation” during Zapad military exercise

VILNIUS – Lithuanian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned Russian ambassador and handed a diplomatic note expressing protest over what it claimed as “a violation of the […]
September 18, 2017

Lithuanian defense official warns Russian war games ‘could prepare bases’ for attack at West

MINSK, Belarus — Russia and Belarus began major war games Thursday, an operation involving thousands of troops, tanks and aircraft on NATO’s eastern edge practicing how […]
September 14, 2017

President Grybauskaite says Lithuania better prepared than ever for Russian military drills

VILNIUS – Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says that the country is better prepared than it has ever been before for the Zapad large-scale military drills that […]