Virginijus Sinkevičius

“Farmers” bring out their secret weapon in the Vilnius mayor elections

Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) deputy chairman, Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius confirmed to that part of the LVŽS Vilnius city branch has offered him to run for Vilnius mayor in next year’s municipal elections. V. Sinkevičius has not yet revealed whether he would like to participate in the elections, however he assures that the office of minister of finance would not preclude him from being a candidate, writes. […]

Linas Balsys

Lithuanian MP Balsys suspected of being drunk in parlt, police may be called in (Updated)

The leadership of the Lithuanian Seimas want to call the police to the parliament building in Vilnius over suspicions that MP Linas Balsys is drunk. […]

The Seimas

Seimas electoral debates begin with economics

Four week cycle of Seimas electoral debates has commenced. Politicians will be discussing the topics of economics, demographics, justice and social politics. The leaders of Lithuanian parties or their representatives will be engaged in live debates, trying to attract potential voters. The first debate featured representatives from the Order and Justice Party, Lithuanian Green Party, Lithuanian Polish Electoral Action – Christian Families’ Union (LLRA-KŠP), Lithuanian Freedom Union (liberals), S. Buškevičius and Nationalists’ coalition “Against corruption and poverty”. The leaders of the Lithuanian Green Party, Lithuanian Freedom Union and the coalition “Against corruption and poverty” were present with the other parties delegating representatives. […]