Lithuania: Foreign experts awarded Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister, Gabrielius Landsbergis, has awarded German foreign and security policy experts Jessica Berlin and Benjamin Tallis as well as Finnish anti-disinformation expert Pekka Kallioniemi with the Order of the Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy, ELTA reports. Berlin is founder of the strategic consulting company, CoStruct, while Tallis is analyst at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). Kallioniemi’s “Vatnik Soup” project exposes Russian disinformation and propaganda narratives and operatives. The Foreign Ministry has awarded the Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy medal since 2010 for promoting Lithuania abroad and fostering cross-border relations.