Saulius Skvernelis

More than just falling ministers could hamper Skvernelis’ ratings

Gas, electricity and heating prices are rising. After paying up to 20% more for utilities during winter, the people will be electing their new municipal governments already in spring, as well as their representatives to the European Parliament. questions – will the citizens, especially the “bottoms Lithuania”, want to vote for those, who did not stop the price increases? […]

Lithuanian Constitution

Failed attempt in Seimas to make constitutional changes more difficult

Prior to starting deliberations regarding changes on the number of members of Seimas, Liberal Movement Seimas group prefect Eugenijus Gentvilas presented a resolution to the Seimas “Over the constant attempts to change the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.” With this, it was proposed to form an expert group, which would evaluate whether there is actual need to change the country’s most important document. The resolution was rejected after discussions. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president named most influential politician – surveys

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė remains the most influential politician in the country, the news website reports. […]

Prof. Vytautas Landsbergis

Vytautas Landsbergis comments on intrigues within the TS-LKD

Conservative party patriarch Vytautas Landsbergis believes that there are efforts to sow discord between party leaders Gabrielius Landsbergis and Irena Degutienė. It turns out that the Conservatives, who testified in the now two year long […]

Kęstutis Girnius

Kęstutis Girnius. Vassal mentality – subservience to the USA

Some ten days ago, former Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius uncharacteristically strictly criticised Lithuanian foreign policy, as well as President Dalia Grybauskaitė. According to Butkevičius, “short sighted, uncoordinated, unilateral policies of the current government breach Lithuanian […]

Most Influential in Lithuania 2017: Politicians

Grybauskaitė, Skvernelis, Karbauskis ranked as Lithuania’s most influential politicians

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Ramūnas Karbauskis, chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), are ranked as Lithuania’s most influential politicians, the news website reported, citing the results of two separate opinion polls. […]