Lithuania Will Be Committed To Helsinki Act Values During Its Chairmanship Of The OSCE

President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia GrybauskaitÄ— forwarded a welcome address to participants of the Seimas sitting dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act and to Lithuania's upcoming chairmanship of the OSCE. READ MORE

Abkhazia: End Of Virtual Independence

Everyone already knew that Abkhazia's 'independence' is a farce. But on 17 February the slightest remaining illusions about this so-called independence vanished. On that day the de facto Abkhaz President was received by the Russian leadership as head of a ‘sovereign’ state and then signed an agreement with Russia which gave up even the farcical claim to independence the breakaway region previously had. READ MORE