Vytenis Andriukaitis
Politics

Outgoing Minister Andriukaitis does not expect changes in Lithuania’s Health Ministry

On Thursday the mandate of Health Minister Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis ends and he is replaced by Rimantė Šalaševičiūtė. Andriukaitis thinks that his successor, fellow social democrat, will not change the team and how the ministry is run. […]

Jaroslav Neverovič
Politics

Lithuania’s energy minister accepts resignation of controversial deputy

Lithuania’s Energy Minister Jaroslav Neverovič has signed an order accepting the resignation of his deputy and fellow party member Renata Cytacka. […]

Renata Cytacka
Politics

Lithuania’s Polish party supports its deputy minister under pressure to resign

Rita Tamašunienė, leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (LLRA) parliamentary group, says the party supports Deputy Minister of Energy Renata Cytacka who has no intention to resign, even though all the other vice ministers have. […]

Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
Politics

Lithuanian minister of health steps down

Lithuania’s Health Minister Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis has confirmed his resignation. His successor will be known later in the day, with the Seimas’ Social Democratic Vice-Speaker Algirdas Sysas named as one of the most realistic candidates. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas
Politics

Deputy Seimas Speaker Kirkilas: there is possibility of extreme right-wing party emerging in Lithuania

TLT/DELFI.lt spoke to Gedinimas Kirkilas, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Chairman of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs, about one possible outcome of the failed referendum on land sale to foreigners; there is a possibility, says Kirkilas, of a European-style far right political party emerging in Lithuania. […]