Romas Lazutka

ELECTIONS 2016: Economics. Lazutka: Impressed with Skvernelis

On the evening of September 13 a political debate featuring the top five largest Lithuanian parties was broadcast on LRT Television. The topic of the debate – economics. The debating parties were the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP), Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD), Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS), the Labour Party (DP) and the Liberal Movement (LS). interviewed a number of political, economics, business, law and public relations experts and asked them to rate party performance from 1 to 5. […]

Kęstutis Smirnovas

Bushido champion to challenge PM in his constituency

Lithuanian Bushido champion and winner of international tournaments Kęstutis Smirnovas has joined the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) and will stand in Vilkaviškis single member constituency, where he will challenge the current Prime Minister, […]

Leaders of the coalition parties after 2012 elections

How Lithuania’s political landscape has changed

Lithuania’s political landscape has changed radically since the last time voters went to the polls with a variety of different factors transforming the political currents in the country. […]

Saulius Skvernelis and Ramūnas Karbauskis

Skvernelis coup marks out Greens as rising star

With a slow but steady rise in their poll ratings, the Peasant and Greens Union have been seen by analysts as a rising star in Lithuania’s politics even before it snatched one of the most sought-after political newcomers, unaffiliated Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis. […]