Saulius Skvernelis, Visvaldas Matijošaitis and Gitanas Nausėda

Ratings: Nausėda climbing rapidly, but no cause for celebration

Economist Gitanas Nausėda is rapidly climbing the presidential ratings lists – so far interviewed Lithuanian citizens would most often prefer to see him as Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s successor. However, political scientist Kęstutis Girnius says that it […]

Mindaugas Sinkevičius

SocDems should decide on working with parties under probe – Minster of Economy

Lithuania’s Economy Minister Mindaugas Sinkevičius, a member of the Social Democratic Party (LSDP), on Wednesday urged the party to decide whether it can continue working in municipal coalitions with the Liberal Movement and the Labor Party that last week faced corruption suspicions. […]

Work in a forest

Seimas okays forestry sector restructuring initiated by Farmers

After the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union promised to the opposition conservatives to bring back the value-added tax (VAT) discount, the parliament on Tuesday approved the restructuring scheme of the country’s forestry sector that has triggered heated debates in the society. […]

Rolandas Paksas

Chief prosecutor informs EP committee about Paksas probe

Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis in early May provided the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs with information about an investigation in which the parliament is asked to lift the legal immunity of MEP Rolandas Paksas, a former Lithuanian president who was impeached in 2004. […]