Politics

Political scientists on Skvernelis’ move: what was expected and what future is predicted

The future and political success of the politicians who broke away from the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) will depend on their ability to garner support and find their niche, political scientists say, Austėja […]

The Lithuanian-Belarusian border. Photo Ruslanas Iržikevičius i
Politics

Seimas revises asylum application procedures in response to the influx of irregular migrants

At its extraordinary session, the Seimas adopted, under a special urgency procedure, amendments to the Law on the Legal Status of Aliens and the accompanying legislation, thereby providing for faster processing of asylum applications and […]

Gitanas Nausėda
Politics

Nausėda’s speech reminds of Grybauskaitė’s addresses in one key detail

President G. Nausėda’s second annual address exceeded those of his predecessor D. Grybauskaitė in terms of length but was similar in one key detail – casting blame on the ruling bloc and self-praise. Just he […]

Politics

Political scientists draw a portrait of participants at the Family March

In May 15, some 10 thousand participants of the Big Family Defence March, who arrived at Vingis Park in Vilnius, chanted “Out with Seimas”, demanded the removal of certain questions from the Seimas agenda. Political […]