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In this episode, Talk Eastern Europe heads back to the Baltic states, taking a look at Lithuania, which just finished their parliamentary elections. In the episode Maciek and Adam catch up with Monika Bičkauskaitė from the Warsaw office of the German Marshall Fund. They discuss with her the outcomes of the election, reasoning behind the change in direction, and possible implications on Lithuanian foreign policy, including Lithuanian-Polish relations and policy towards Eastern Europe.

- “Conservatives seal victory in Lithuania’s run-off elections”. New Eastern Europe 27 October 2020:

- “Lithuania’s general election – key takeaways”. By: Justinas Šuliokas. New Eastern Europe 20 Octoboer 2020:

- “Lithuania’s campaign to help Belarus’s protesters offers more than just words” By: Olga Irisova. New Eastern Europe 3 September 2020:

Additional music featured in the podcast: “Adventure by Alexander Nakarada” License:

Talk Eastern Europe is produced by Maciej Makulski and Adam Reichardt. The podcast is affiliated with New Eastern Europe. Published by the Jan Nowak-Jezioranski College of Eastern Europe in Wroclaw. Additional funding for this episode came from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the framework of the “Public Diplomacy 2020 – New dimension” grant programme.

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