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Strategically concerted support from the National Defence System in the face of a hybrid aggression

Strategically concerted support from the National Defence System in the face of a hybrid aggression

“The surge of illegal migrants into Lithuania from Belarus is an act of hybrid aggression created by the Alexander Lukashenko…
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Government approves additional emergency powers to military personnel

Government approves additional emergency powers to military personnel

Specific rights and additional authority will be bestowed on Lithuanian Armed Forces personnel for the event of emergency with rapidly…
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Lithuanian military personnel will have additional mandate to act in the emergency, says Minister A. Anušauskas

Lithuanian military personnel will have additional mandate to act in the emergency, says Minister A. Anušauskas

Minister of National Defence Arvydas Anušauskas and Chief of Defence of Lithuania Lt Gen Valdemaras Rupšys discussed Armed Forces engagement…
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Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on July 26 – August 1, 2021

Data on interceptions of aircraft completed near the Baltic States' borders on July 26 – August 1, 2021

On July 26 – August 1 fighter aircraft conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states were scrambled…
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Ministers of Defence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia condemn the ongoing hybrid operation against our values and society

Ministers of Defence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia condemn the ongoing hybrid operation against our values and society

Ministers of Defence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia had a video teleconference meeting Wednesday on the deteriorating security situation in…
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Interoperability between the Armed Forces of Ukraine and NATO allies is made stronger, says Vice Minister V. Semeška after observing the trilateral Lithuania, Polish and Ukrainian brigade exercise

Interoperability between the Armed Forces of Ukraine and NATO allies is made stronger, says Vice Minister V. Semeška after observing the trilateral Lithuania, Polish and Ukrainian brigade exercise

On June 27 Vice Minister of National Defence Vilius Semeška and representatives of the Lithuanian Armed Forces attended DV Day…
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New Defence Attachés of Norway and the Czech Republic accredited to Lithuania

New Defence Attachés of Norway and the Czech Republic accredited to Lithuania

Norwegian and Czech Defence Attachés changed over at an accreditation ceremony at the Ministry of National Defence Wednesday. Vice Minister…
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Armed Forces to help ensure security in migrant accommodation sites in support of the Ministry of the Interior

Armed Forces to help ensure security in migrant accommodation sites in support of the Ministry of the Interior

At the request of the Ministry of the Interior, the Lithuanian Armed Forces will start providing security in the locations…
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