Geography Archives: Lithuania

  • Lithuanian government building in Vilnius. (Pofka, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons)

    Lithuania’s Brinkmanship

    The restoration of Russia’s rail connection with Kaliningrad is urgently needed to avoid a conflict in the Baltics that has worried NATO for a long time.

  • Scope and militancy of teachers’ strike shakes the ruling class

    Lithuania is being shaken by an unprecedented teachers strike, which has now entered its fourth week and is causing severe anxiety, distress and panic among the ruling class and its political representatives. Already, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has been forced to sack not only the hated Education Minister, Petrauskienė, but also two other Ministers: for Culture, and the Environment.