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The end of Europe

The European Union is simply too big; it is composed of too many cultures and political perspectives; and, despite Brussels' claim that it values diversity over all other issues, this does not include a deviation from what it considers its own norms. As matters currently stand, the EU runs the risk of collapsing under its own weight.

How a secret Lithuanian partner helped a Belarusian oligarch make billions

Chyzh and Tomaszevski earned more than $5 billion in Belarus from the manipulation of customs codes for petroleum products by marking them as “solvents”. 

Why Russia needs to be isolated

Vladimir Putin does not want, nor can he conceive, of Ukraine as part of the European world order. Proof of this has not only...

EU to debate sanctions on Russia after Navalny protest arrests

The Foreign Ministers of the European Union could consider fresh sanctions on Russian individuals on Monday, after more than 3,000 people were arrested across...

Renew Europe group expels Lithuanian MEP over homophobic remarks

The European Parliament's Renew Europe group on Wednesday decided to expel its Lithuanian member, Viktor Uspaskich, over homophobic remarks he made on a video...

Baltic FMs call on the EU for ‘firm diplomatic measures’ to push Russia for Navalny’s release

In a letter sent to the EU's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, the Foreign Ministers of the Baltic states have called for "additional firm...

Despite Brexit, Western Balkans get some attention

Despite all the noise surrounding Brexit, Libya’s civil war and the Iran mini-crisis, Brussels’ attention to the Western Balkans is increasing substantially as important...

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