Kęstutis Girnius

K. Girnius. Trump and Lithuania – how we should act

Donald Trump has been president for half a year now. He has little to celebrate or be proud of. His popularity is declining despite continuing support from Republican Party members. A siege mentality has descended […]


Strong growth continues: GDP up by 3.9% in Q2

The Lithuanian government and the businesses can relax for now and enjoy their summer vacation – the Lithuanian economy continues growing at an accelerated pace . The Lithuanian GDP increased by 3.9% in Q2 of this year, compared to the same period a year ago. Meanwhile, in quarterly terms, the seasonally adjusted GDP increased by 0.6%. The annual growth for Q1 was revised up by 0.2 pp to 4.1%, Swedbank announced. […]

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Lithuania’s Jewish community locked in accusations, litigation

Leadership elections held in a few offices of the Jewish Community of Lithuania past spring resulted in mutual accusations and court trials. […]

Kersti Kaljulaid, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Mike Pence, Raimonds Vejonis

Baltic leaders to discuss defense, energy with US vice-president

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė will Monday join her Baltic counterparts in for a meeting with United States Vice-President Mike Pence in Tallinn due to address defense and energy matters. […]

Linas Linkevičius

Presidential elections – could anyone among the Social Democrats replace D. Grybauskaitė?

Though there is still more than a year and a half to the presidential elections, parties are already deliberating, who of their membership could seek this highest government office. Social Democrat leader Gintautas Paluckas did […]