January 2005
Military Technology;Jan2005, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p143
This article presents information on the political and economic conditions in Lithuania. The population of the country is 3,607,899 and annual growth rate is -0.33%. The population is 83.5% Lithuanian. 6.7% Polish. 6.3% Russian, 1.6% Byelorussian, 2.3% other. Head of State is President Valdas Adamkus and Prime Minister is Algirdas Brazauskas. The defense of Lithuania is based on a principle that the Lithuanian armed forces will deter and in conjunction with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Allied Forces defend the sovereignty, territorial integrity and constitutional order of Lithuania.


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