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Lithuania

Photo: House Speaker Boehner dances with Speaker of Lithuanian Parliament Loreta Grauziniene in Vilnius - @RKacinskas

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United States

US will temporarily pre-position military vehicles and equipment in eastern and central Europe, including Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Bulgaria, Romania and Poland, according to Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter - @Reuters

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Lithuania

Poland, Lithuania discussing plans to harbor US army equipment - @RT_com

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Lithuania

Lithuania's defense ministry: 'In late evening, at nearly 11:30 p.m., NATO fighter-jets were scrambled to identify aircrafts. They identified two An-26 transport airplanes, one An-12 transport airplane and an additional group of eight aircrafts including Su-27 and Su-34 fighter-jets' - @lithuaniatribun

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Officials: NATO jets scrambled from Lithuania overnight to escort 11 Russian warplanes which flew without transponders over the Baltic Sea - @BeniusisV

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Lithuania

Lithuania plans to renew military conscription, citing threats to state security, president's office says - @Reuters

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

NATO must be ready for Russian aggression against alliance members including Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, UK defense secretary says - @SkyNews

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Confirmation by Lithuania's foreign minister about arming Ukraine: 'We don't specify what weapons. But it's weapons. Helmets are not weapons' - @andrewsweiss

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Russian Foreign Ministry condemns Lithuania's support of Ukrainian government - Interfax

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

NATO's General Breedlove says alliance looking at increasing some exercises in Baltic region - @Reuters

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Belarus

Lithuania charges ex-military paramedic with spying for Belarus; 2nd case to emerge in recent weeks after 3-year investigation into alleged espionage by Belarus, possibly in cooperation with Russia - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Ukraine's Poroshenko says agreement reached for Lithuania to supply Ukrainian government forces with military aid - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

US will keep troops in Poland and the Baltic States for at least the next year as tensions with Russia remain, commander of US land forces in Europe says - @Reuters

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North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Dutch F-16 fighter jets flying a NATO mission intercepted a Russian aircraft that entered the airspace of Estonia and Lithuania Wednesday, Dutch Defense Ministry says; Aircraft was escorted out of the area - @BloombergNews

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Lithuania

Lithuanian prosecutors charge employee at state air navigation company for spying for Belarus and possibly Russia over civilian and military air operations, officials say - @Reuters

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basketball

The USA basketball team advances to the FIBA World Cup title game with a 96-68 win over Lithuania - @usabasketball

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NATO summit, September 2014

German Chancellor Merkel says NATO would guarantee the sovereignty of the Baltic States at upcoming Wales summit - @Reuters

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says Russia is at war with Ukraine and so effectively at war with Europe - @itvnews

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Lithuania

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite gains a sizable lead in election dominated by concerns about neighboring Russia - @WSJ

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2014 Ukrainian revolution

Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov cancels trip to Lithuania to deal with 'separatist' protests in Donetsk and Luhansk, parliament press service reports - @Reuters

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