President Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president vetoes law easing requirements for political parties’ finances

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė has vetoed amendments to the Law on Public Procurement, which would have enabled political parties to avoid the requirements stipulated in the law, the presidential press service said on Friday. […]

Gediminas Kirkilas

Deputy Seimas Speaker Kirkilas: We are happy with failed referendum results

Gediminas Kirkilas, one of the leaders of the ruling Social Democratic Party, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas, who also chairs the Seimas Committee on European Affairs, spoke to TLT/ on the land sale referendum, held on 29 June, which failed due to a record-low turnout. What went wrong – or was it a success? […]

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Lithuanian parliament votes down sex change amendments

The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday voted down a proposed package of amendments that would have legalized gender reassignment. […]

RTR, Russian TV Channel

Restrictions on Russia’s RTR Planeta TV channel end in Lithuania

Restrictions on Russian TV channel RTR Planeta ended in Lithuania on Tuesday. The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission vows, however, to impose even tougher sanctions, if violations are repeated. […]