Sea Festival in Klaipėda, 2012

Sea Festival kicks off in Klaipėda

The traditional Sea Festival is starting in the Lithuanian port city of Klaipėda on Friday. […]

Street reconstruction

Lukiškių Street closing in Vilnius until October

Lukiškių Street will be closed in central Vilnius until October due to planned reconstruction of engineering networks, the municipality said. […]

Mindaugas Sinkevičius, Gintautas Paluckas

The fate of the coalition – another struggle between G. Paluckas and M. Sinkevičius?

The contours of the Social Democrat position regarding the coalition’s fate are slowly emerging. And only the Jonava branch, led by Minister of Economy Mindaugas Sinkevičius, spoke up in support of continued work with the […]

Valdemar Tomashevski

“Farmers” already in agreement with Polish Electoral Action over coalition?

While the Social Democrat Party branches proceed with consultations over the prospects of continuing work in the ruling coalition with the “Farmers”, the latter may already have come to terms with the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Union (LLRA-KŠS). “I could neither confirm, nor deny this,” LLRA-KŠS leader Valdemar Tomashevski told after a Wednesday meeting of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and the “Farmer” management in Seimas. […]

Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s president to discuss defense, cyber security, energy with US Pence in Tallinn

Lithuania’s Dalia Grybauskaitė and her Baltic counterparts will meet with US Vice-President Mike Pence in Tallinn, pledging to address US military assistance, cyber security, the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravyets and supplies of US liquefied gas to Europe. […]