The Newnan Times-Herald, locally known as The Times-Herald, writes about Vaidas and Ruta Krasauskas, natives of Lithuania, who moved to Coweta County in Georgia, when Vaidas became pastor of two local Methodist churches.
665 competitors representing 53 nations will contest the 2015 Dakar Rally which will begin in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sunday, January 4. Two Lithuanians, Antanas Junkevičius and Benediktas Vanagas, will defend Lithuanian colors in the cars category. Junevicius will be driving “Mebar”, Vanagas - “Toyota”.
The recent Russian military aggression against Ukraine has caused substantial concern not only in the Baltic states, but in other EU and NATO countries as well. One source of concern comes not from traditional military threats as such, but instead from a much talked-about but less well-known phenomenon –Russian non-military influence and “soft power” in the Baltic states.
NATO has released video of the Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16 fighter, assigned to NATO's air policing mission, intercepting Russian fighter aircraft over the Baltic Sea.
“The Invisible Front”, a documentary about the doomed resistance movement that tried to block the Soviet takeover of Lithuania in the aftermath of World War II, has been touring across the US this month, generating some very positive reviews from the local press.
Russia’s aggression against Ukraine and the question “Who is next?” have prompted many international media sources to look at the Baltics.
In a new edition of NATO Review Magazine, Lithuanian cartoonist Rytis Daukantas takes a sideways look at some of the main changes Lithuanians have seen since the end of the Cold War. And finds a freer country.
Here is a quick look at what international press said about Lithuania last week (October 6-13). Some of the news you may recall, some may be new to you, but all of the topics below are worthy of a mention.