Lithuanian Parliament elections: the first round is over, the second round to go

The first round of Lithuanian Parliament elections has ended.  All of the votes had been counted.  One thing is clear that nothing is clear yet since only a half (plus three) of the Parliament mandates […]


Astravyets on an electoral platter: why are the Conservatives so aggressive and the “Farmers” so silent?

The approaching Seimas elections and launch date of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant have linked these seemingly unrelated events. The opposition Conservatives are ever more fiercely critical of the ruling parties and the president for being unable […]

Skvernelis and Karbauskis

Are the “Farmers” better or worse off with S. Skvernelis?

Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) leader Ramūnas Karbauskis would like to see Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis in the electoral roll the “Farmers” will present for the 2020 Seimas elections. Meanwhile, the PM is still […]

Gintautas Paluckas

Paluckas cautioned by party on behind the scenes talks with Skvernelis

The Social Democrat party has warned its leader Gintautas Paluckas – attempts to lure over Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who is currently delegated by the “Farmers” should only be done with the party’s blessing, Tadas […]