27 September 2021
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Residents in Dieveniškės, a Lithuanian town of some 600 people on the border with Belarus, are holding vigils and blocking roads to protest the government's plans to accommodate some 500 migrants in a closed-down school
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A Russian Su-27 fighter escorted a German Air Force multi-role fighter over the Baltic Sea, Russian Defense Ministry said
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In Lithuania, in the last 24 hours the Border Service detained another 110 irregular migrants, mostly from third countries, who crossed from Belarus. The total number in 2021 to date reached 2,338. The total number in 2020 was 81 and in 2019 - 46
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Lithuanian border guards detained another 70 illegal migrants from the territory of Belarus. Since the beginning of the year, they have already been detained by 2,228 people, in July alone - 1,567
TurAF F16s regularly based at 6th Main Base at Bandırma but now forward deployed to Malbork AB to support BalticAirPolicing, intercept Ilyushin Il-20M (NATO:Coot-A), a SIGINT & ELINT platform, regularly Chkalovsky based but  likely fwd deployed & operating from Pushkin 922nd AFB2 Monat zuvor
TurAF F16s regularly based at 6th Main Base at Bandırma but now forward deployed to Malbork AB to support BalticAirPolicing, intercept Ilyushin Il-20M (NATO:Coot-A), a SIGINT & ELINT platform, regularly Chkalovsky based but likely fwd deployed & operating from Pushkin 922nd AFB
Turkish F-16s flying from Malbork, Poland under NATO's Air Policing mission made their first intercept of an unknown aircraft today2 Monat zuvor
Turkish F-16s flying from Malbork, Poland under NATO's Air Policing mission made their first intercept of an unknown aircraft today
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NATO Baltic air patrols intercepted Russian planes six times last week
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Lithuania forcibly expels migrants to Belarus - Belarusian State Border Committee
USAF E8C Joint STARS REDEYE8 orbiting over Latvia2 Monat zuvor
USAF E8C Joint STARS REDEYE8 orbiting over Latvia
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Lithuania said that Belarus threatens the country with the smuggling of radioactive materials. According to the Foreign Minister of the Baltic Republic Gabrielus Landsbergis, these threats are an instrument of a hybrid war against Lithuania.
Video of migrants detained after illegally crossing Lithuania border from Belarus2 Monat zuvor
Video of migrants detained after illegally crossing Lithuania border from Belarus
The Estonian Foreign Ministry summoned the Russian ambassador, Alexander Petrov, to hand him a note announcing one of the diplomats of the Russian embassy persona non grata.
Prime Ministers of Greece and Lithuania give press statements after their meeting in Athens earlier today.2 Monat zuvor
Prime Ministers of Greece and Lithuania give press statements after their meeting in Athens earlier today.
Today Frontex is starting its rapid intervention in Lithuania with nearly 30 EUStandingCorps officers and 16 patrol cars. More are coming daily2 Monat zuvor
Today Frontex is starting its rapid intervention in Lithuania with nearly 30 #EUStandingCorps officers and 16 patrol cars. More are coming daily
Big victory for Poland, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia against Germany & the European Commission today with the European Court of Justice ruling that the Opal pipeline must comply with the EU's energy rules & that no exemption can be granted Nordstream1
Lithuania Seimas adopted a Resolution on Countering Hybrid Aggression ( No XIV-505) stating that countries hostile towards Lithuania have been waging hybrid aggression against the Republic of Lithuania, which constitutes a threat to our country and the external border of the European Union and NATO
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Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis has called on Turkey to cut flights to Belarus, to identify migrants and to investigate and curb their routes
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Lithuania has informed Poland that it plans to step up border protection amid the recent spike in irregular migration from Belarus
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Lithuania: 56 other migrants from Belarus have been detained in Lithuania. Vilnius has offered the European Union three options for sanctions against Lukashenka
New @USArmy rotation arrives in KlaipedaPort. American troops presence on Lithuanian soil - strong message of deterrence and assurance
The 3-161 Infantry Dark Rifles conducted a rapid response readiness exercise with Croatia, England and Romania during their NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland rotation2 Monat zuvor
The 3-161 Infantry Dark Rifles conducted a rapid response readiness exercise with Croatia, England and Romania during their NATO enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland rotation
EU foreign policy chief Borrell says that the EU is considering further restrive measures against Belarus after today's discussion at the EU foreign affairs council
At today's EU FAC in Brussels, Lithuania's Foreign Minister @GLandsbergis suggested further sanctions as EU's response to the migration-hybrid warfare coming from Belarus. Minister also stressed the need for EU's active coordinated returns' and readmission policy
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EU home affairs commissioner Ylva Johansson doesn't rule out visa suspension for Belarus over the Lithuania-Belarus border issue
Lithuanian border guards detained another 60 migrants from Belarus.2 Monat zuvor
Lithuanian border guards detained another 60 migrants from Belarus.
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The Executive Director of Frontex has agreed to launch a rapid border intervention at Lithuania's border with Belarus to assist with the growing migration pressure
Lithuania started construction of fence on the border with Belarus2 Monat zuvor
Lithuania started construction of fence on the border with Belarus
"For us, strengthening connectivity in Central and Eastern Europe is not just an economic consideration. It is a strategic goal, as it will make Europe stronger, more united and more competitive." Video statement by @HeikoMaas at the @3seaseu in Sofia
Forest fire in Garkalne. eyewitness photo2 Monat zuvor
Forest fire in Garkalne. eyewitness photo
GEN Cavoli, Commanding General, USAREUR-AF, visiting Gotland Island SWE.  Gotland is decisive terrain in Baltic Sea, Sweden is a key strategic Partner, and delivery of Patriot Air/Missile Defense system to Sweden addresses a key requirement for the Baltic region2 Monat zuvor
GEN Cavoli, Commanding General, USAREUR-AF, visiting Gotland Island SWE. Gotland is decisive terrain in Baltic Sea, Sweden is a key strategic Partner, and delivery of Patriot Air/Missile Defense system to Sweden addresses a key requirement for the Baltic region
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