On Thursday, the Seimas returns to deliberating on the conclusions of the commission on the LRT’s activities. Legislative amendments were to be presented based on the conclusions, however the amendments were prepared without awaiting the conclusions being approved by parliament or a response from the Constitutional Court (KT). […]
Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis stood before the Seimas on Thursday. The head of cabinet answered questions posed by MPs in writing ahead of times regarding the majority leader Ramūnas Karbauskis‘ business relations with businessmen linked […]
Both the majority and opposition predict that the new political season starting with the autumn session next week will be tense. The atmosphere will be heated not only by various politicians’ agenda questions, but also […]
While the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) is not expected to receive the most votes in the upcoming Seimas election, it is seen as a likely partner in whatever coalition government will arise following […]
Jurgis Razma, a long-time member and significant conservative figure in the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democratic party, has stepped down as a member of the party’s leadership in response to internal party conflicts.
Gabrielius Landsbergis, Lithuanian conservatives’ 33-year-old star and very likely future chairman, has perhaps just made his first major gaffe. His flip-flop on the issue of (dis)continuing in the European Parliament seat in case he gets elected to chair his party, the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, has drawn some irk from Jurgis Razma, one of the light-weight contenders in the race. […]
After the meeting of the Coalition political council, the leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (LLRA) Valdemar Tomaševski announced that the party is withdrawing from the government. Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said that three parties remain in the Coalition, whereas, based on quotas, the energy ministers position will go to the Labour Party. […]