Gabrielius Landsbergis

VTEK declares that G. Landsbergis did not break the law

The Chief Official Ethics Commission (VTEK) has ruled that member of Seimas Gabrielius Landsbergis has not breached the public and private interest coordination in state service law (VPIDVTĮ) requirements to declare private interests in due time and as per procedure, a VTEK press release states. The inquiry was performed on the basis of a request by “Farmer” member of Seimas Agnė Širinskienė, writes. […]

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Seimas rejects LRT investigation conclusions: unprecedented vote in Seimas

On Thursday, the final vote on the LRT investigation commission’s conclusions was held in Seimas. As Remigijus Žemaitaitis, who chaired the sitting, noted – this vote was unprecedented. Amendments proposed by Aušrinė Armonaitė and the conclusions‘ first article were approved, but the vote on the second article did not pass. When voting on the full conclusions project, the Seimas also did not approve it, writes. […]

Vytautas Bakas

Seimas committee won’t give info to commission probing influence on politics

An ad hoc commission set up by the Lithuanian parliament to investigate unlawful influence on political processes has failed to obtain the requested information from the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defense (NSGK). […]

Kęstutis Girnius

Kęstutis Girnius. Is the freedom of the press under threat?

The answer to this question is clear. There are no serious threats. The journalists are exaggerating. The government is not seeking to rein in the media, it backs away when it faces criticism over supposed […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis and Ramūnas Karbauskis

Plans leak on how the Conservatives could defeat the “Farmers”: what is to be done in public and what in secret

The Conservatives have been offered to use Antanas Guoga as a black horse in the elections, establish links to Naglis Puteikis and Kristupas Krivickas‘ party and non-publically back Remigijus Šimašius and Aušrinė Armonaitė. Such measures […]