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Research shows why Lithuanians cheat each other

Many ordinary people, businessmen and a lot of employees of the State Tax Inspectorate (STI) are convinced that taxes in Lithuania are unfair and justify not paying them. Lithuania seeks to become a member of […]

Skvernelis during the last TV debate on LRT

ELECTIONS. Analysis. Social policy debate – another victory for the “Peasants”

The “Peasants” (LVŽS) are celebrating their second consecutive debate victory, shows a survey of experts done by after the social policy debate. The “Peasant’s” performance was once again voted as the best, however the lead over the Conservatives (TS-LKD) who were left in second place is only one point. Furthermore most experts agree that G. Landsbergis’ (TS-LKD) closing statement was the strongest, while S. Skvernelis’ (LVŽS) speech was decent, but reading off a paper made for a bad image. […]

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ELECTIONS Promises. Economics – what voting shows

All parties stress the importance of the economy and businesses, pledging to improve conditions in those sectors every election. Various abstract propositions help getting seats in the Seimas. Unfortunately the voting results do not always […]

"Maxima" pristato ženklą "Atpigo"

Lithuania’s grocer Maxima to cut prices ahead of expected competition from Germany’s Lidl

The decision by Maxima LT, Lithuania’s largest retailer that has been slapped with a 16.9-million-euro fine for anti-trust violations, to lower prices for over 1,000 products may have a positive effect on the economy, if it leads to increased competition among retail chains, Nerijus Mačiulis, the chief economist at Swedbank, said on Tuesday. […]