Presidential Palace
Politics

Is Lithuania right or left wing?

The seventh president after the regaining of independence will definitely be right wing or centre-right. For the first time, there will not be a left wing candidate in the finals. However, is Lithuania a right […]

Ingrida Šimonytė, Gitanas Nausėda
Politics

Climate change and Lithuania: questions for presidential candidates

This week 15min.lt asks Ingrida Šimonytė and Gitanas Nausėda, who reached the second round of presidential elections about their opinions on climate change and what actions Lithuania should take in regard to it. Ingrida Šimonytė […]

Presidential Palace in Vilnius
Opinion

Lithuanian president – how would he/she change Lithuania?

By Julius Naščenkovas This Sunday we will elect Lithuanian president and with them – our direction of development, which will not only change the country, but also our daily lives. What will change in foreign […]

Politics

I. Šimonytė‘s team presents more than 68,000 voter signatures to the VRK

The Lithuania Tribune On Thursday, pages with signatures from those supporting presidential candidate Ingrida Šimonytė’s bid were presented to the Central Electoral Commission (VRK) by I. Šimonytė‘s headquarters chief Paulius Lukauskas, volunteer coordinator Deimantė Žebrauskaitė […]

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Politics

In the last 2 years, number of MPs declaring their meetings with interest groups or lobbyists doubles

In the last 2 years, the number of Lithuanian MPs who declare with which interest groups or lobbyists they meet has doubled. Last year, parliamentarians also announced 1,5 times more meetings than in 2017. These figures are reported in research conducted by Transparency International Lithuania, which includes information from manosusitikimai.lt, official work calendars, and personal websites of the parliamentarians. […]