Lithuania should not boast of independence, as over the past three decades it has been following the same position as the EU, NATO and the United States.
Subject to the full implementation of the Minsk agreements, just as they are written, integration with Russia is implied in the Minsk agreements, because there is a clause on cross-border cooperation. We are already moving within this framework.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the Minsk agreements.
The package of measures for the implementation of the Minsk protocol (also known as Minsk II) includes the "assistance from the central government to cross-border cooperation between the individual areas of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions and regions of the Russian Federation".
On the contrary, both documents are aimed at restoring territorial integrity of Ukraine.