Gediminas Kirkilas

Kirkilas – this drama is partly of our own creation

The ambiguity in the Social Democrat ranks that has continued for some time now ended on Saturday, with half an hour left to the party council meeting. Having firmly stood by not withdrawing from the […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Corruption scandals hit government and prime minister’s ratings

Corruption suspicions in several Lithuanian ministries have severely damaged the government’s ratings, a new poll shows. Popularity of Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius and his party, the Social Democrats, has suffered as well. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius and Dalia Grybauskaitė

PM must accept responsibility for corruption in his cabinet, president Grybauskaitė says

The prime minister has to take responsibility for corruption scandals that have rattled his cabinet in recent months, said Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė after meeting with PM Algirdas Butkevičius on Wednesday morning. […]

Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė

Healthcare minister to resign when PM comes back from holidays

Healthcare Minister Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė, who said last Friday she was stepping down over suspected corruption, will submit her letter of resignation after the prime minister comes back from holidays next week. […]