Petras Auštrevičius

Auštrevičius: Russia’s gas blackmail is attempt to sabotage EU–Ukraine Association Agreement

Russia’s gas war waged against Ukraine is an additional tool of pressure on the whole European Union, seeking, at the same time, to sabotage the final signing of the EU–Ukraine Association Agreement,” says Petras Auštrevičius, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Member of the Liberal Movement Political Group, MP stated in a press release issued by this office. […]

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius
Foreign affairs

Linkevičius: Russian sanctions still on the table if situation in Ukraine doesn’t improve

The situation in Ukraine requires a serious reaction, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said before the start of the European Union’s Foreign Affairs Council on Monday. […]

St. John’s Day bonfire in Trakų Vokė

Old St. John’s Day traditions giving up to shashliks, beer and fireworks

Jumping over the traditional Midsummer bonfire and searches of the fern bloom in the modern times is more and more often accompanied with shashliks on the grill, full mugs of beer and powerful firecrackers to wrap up the festival. […]

Vytautas Dumbliauskas

Opinion: Are political posts just ill-gotten gains?

When we want to talk about relations between our state institutions, we always bear in mind that there are two dimensions to these relations. Dimension one is the rules for these relations which are written in the Constitution. Dimension two is the political practice and experience that have come about in the last ten years of our restored state, writes Vytautas Dumbliauskas for […]


Early voting in land sale referendum kicks off sluggishly

Early voting in the referendum on a ban on sale of agricultural land to foreigners in Lithuania started on Wednesday. Voter turnout is considerably lower than during the recent presidential and EP elections, officials say. […]