Vladimir Simonko of the Lithuanian Gay League

Council of Europe criticizes Lithuania over failure to address sex change

The Council of Europe has warned Lithuania over its failure to adopt laws that would allow sex change surgeries. […]

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Lithuania’s Achema Group appoints new CEO

The board of Achema Group held a meeting on Friday and decided to dismiss Romualdas Zadeika, who had been acting as the company’s provisional managing director, vz.lt reports. […]

Mayor of Kaunas Andrius Kupčinskas

Direct mayoral elections in Lithuania may lead to disappointment, political scientists say

Direct mayoral elections may lead to the society’s disappointment in the long run, if powers of city leaders are not revised, say political experts of Lithuania. […]

EP President Martin Schulz

Latvian MEP slammed by EP leaders for comments on Crimea

European Parliament President Martin Schulz has sent a letter to European Parliament Member from Latvia Tatjana Zdanoka (Latvian Union of Russians), telling her that he has immediately informed the proper authorities in Ukraine regarding her comments about Crimea, which are “in contradiction to the EU’s stance”. […]