European Union

MEP Kubilius: European Parliament has adopted the main provisions proposed by us regarding the future East Partnership strategy and the EU Russia strategy

The European Parliament (EP) adopted an important report on the implementation of the common foreign and security policy. It defined the main EU provisions in respect of this policy and its future directions, the Lithuanian […]

At the national dance festival
Lithuania

What will the fate of Lithuanian conservatism be or is it already in the past?

Living in times of dynamic change, is it still meaningful to talk about Lithuanian conservatism, which from the oldest times has looked at the change in at least a skeptical light? Musings on this forgotten […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis
CORPORATE

Karbauskis’ prediction: if Šimonytė wins, there will be another election

“Silence about a candidate is much worse than discussions,” Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) leader Ramūnas Karbauskis says, adding that, “With a few days passing, no one remembers, what was written, but they do remember about who.” […]

No Picture
CORPORATE

Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war

Currently the Seimas is discussing two legislative projects, which would fundamentally change news media work. Representative of the Lithuanian Journalist Union (LŽS) Darius Lukoševičius had a brief, but telling description for the majority’s aims – “declaring a state of war.” However, gathered in a discussion hosted by the opposition on press freedom, specialists in the area openly pointed out that the situation is already bad, without even the amendments having been put in place, lrt.lt writes. […]

Kęstutis Girnius
CORPORATE

Kęstutis Girnius. The changed Lithuanian political landscape

Politics does not stand in place, change is a near constant even if the changes are often insignificant. New political parties emerge, draw voters for a few years and then vanish. The Way of Courage, the National Revival Party, A. PaulauskasNew Union, the Modern Christian Democrat Union, the Lithuanian Freedom Union, the Labour Party, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labour Party – this is only part of the political parties, which formed after the re-establishment of independence, most forming after the year 2000. […]

FSRU Independence
Energy

Lithuania decides to buy out its LNG terminal

The Klaipėda liquefied natural gas floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) terminal should be bought out by the end of 2024, members of Seimas voted today. […]