Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė. Grybauskaitė‘s washing

On the occasion of the cabinet’s first year, President Dalia Grybauskaitė handed it a gift wrapped in a newspaper – an interview to Lietuvos Žinios where she mercilessly criticised the ruling majority. The president stated […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Kazimira Prunskienė during 2008 elections night

ELECTIONS: Peasant and Greens Union in brief

Origins found in the interwar periodThe LVŽS consider themselves to have originated from the Lithuanian Popular Peasants’ Union (LVLS), which was active during the interwar period between World War I and World War II. It […]

Loreta Graužinienė

Graužinienė doubts current Seimas will pass name-spelling law

Lithuanian Seimas Speaker Loreta Graužinienė says she doubts that the outgoing parliament will adopt a law on the spelling of first and last names in official documents. […]

Loreta Graužinienė

Balanced budget unlikely because of social spending – Seimas speaker

Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė doubts the promises made by Finance Minister Rasa Budbergytė that Lithuania will have a balanced budget in 2017. In Graužinienė’s opinion, the government cannot cut the deficit because of the need to increase social benefits.

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