Skvernelis and Karbauskis
Politics

The opposition carriage might not hold up – internal bickering has dug a deep crisis pit

Mutual bickering might be an even more important and time-consuming activity than opposing the ruling block. After going down this path, it appears that the Seimas opposition might be unable to escape it until the […]

Alexander Lukashenko, Vladimir Putin
Central/Eastern Europe

Kubilius. When will a “Belarusian” democratic revolution take place in Russia?

Regional elections were held in parts of Russia on Sunday (September 13). All of Russia has found itself between Khabarovsk in the Far East, with relentless protests throughout the summer, and Belarus, with a real […]

Rita Tamašunienė and Waldemar Tomaszewski
Politics

Unfulfilled electoral promises of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania: turning away from the ethnic minorities

The defenders of ethnic minorities in Seimas – the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Union (LLRA-KŠS) – entered the 2016 parliamentary elections with a fistful of pledges to care for the […]

USA flags
Defence

MP Kasčiūnas: ‘We must strive for the status of the main US ally in the region’

Laurynas Kasčiūnas, Deputy Chair of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence, addressed Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius and National Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis, proposing to establish a strategic partnership with the United States in […]