Deterring disinformation? Lessons from Lithuania’s countermeasures since 2014 (excerpts), 2021

2. Russian disinformation inLithuania: Context and objectives [..] Television remains the main information source: a 2020 survey suggested that 66 per cent of the population watch TV daily, while an additional 13 per cent watch it two to three times a week.4 Five per cent of respondents reported that they watched Russian TV daily, and … Continue reading "Deterring disinformation? Lessons from Lithuania’s countermeasures since 2014 (excerpts), 2021"

Modern laws of Lithuania (excerpts)

Law on Equal Treatment Article 2. Definitions [..] 9. Direct discrimination means any situation where one person is treated less favourably than another is, has been or would be treated in a comparable situation on the grounds of gender, race, nationality, language, origin, social status, belief, convictions or views, age, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic origin or religion, … Continue reading "Modern laws of Lithuania (excerpts)"

Number of minority schools in Lithuania (compilation), 2010-2018

First, we shall provide relevant parts of the table 22, “Number of schools”, from Lithuania’s fourth report under the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities (ACFC/SR/IV(2017)004; pp. 76-77) School year 2010/2011 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016* Total 1,321 1,242 1,208 1,200 1,193 Schools with onelanguage ofinstruction Russian 36 31 32 33 33 Polish … Continue reading "Number of minority schools in Lithuania (compilation), 2010-2018"

National Threats Assessment, 2018 (excerpts)

[.] Protection of Constitutional Order Political and social movements promoting Russian influence [..] Even though the organizations and movements supporting aggressive Russian foreign policy have slightly different ideas, their hostility towards the EU and NATO and the involvement in Russian information campaigns is their common feature. For instance, in 2017, movements supporting Russian policy sought … Continue reading "National Threats Assessment, 2018 (excerpts)"