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Published: 5 february 2020 19:11

Kremlin interests masked by diplomacy: does the Lithuanian Seimas resist?

Darius Jauniškis, Remigijus Baltrėnas
Žygimanto Gedvilos / 15min nuotr. / Darius Jauniškis, Remigijus Baltrėnas

The Kremlin employs interparliamentary diplomacy to expand its connections and influence, invites to Crimea, offers various means of support, the Lithuanian intelligence branch states in its national security threat evaluation released on Tuesday. Our country’s Seimas has an Interparliamentary Relations with Russia Group, however its members say that the group is inert. Perhaps it should be revitalised or quite the contrary – abolished? Do parliamentarians receive suspect proposals?

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