Aušrinė Armonaitė
Politics

Smaller Seimas would easier succumb to control by large agribusinesses – MP Armonaitė

Aušrinė Armonaitė, Member of the Seimas, claims that the initiative of the Government to reduce the number of Members of the Seimas to 121 is a cheap trick in the presidential election campaign of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union that shakes the very foundations of parliamentarianism and might strengthen the position of groups of influence in the Seimas. […]

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. […]

No Picture
Politics

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, lrt.lt writes. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Gabrielius Landsbergis
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Party clashes: what will frighten the ratings leaders?

The Social Democrats and Order and Justice are the parties, which could draw the closest to the leading Conservatives and “Farmers”, political scientists tell lrt.lt. […]

Aušrinė Armonaitė
Politics

Aušrinė Armonaitė announces the formation of a new party

“I wish to announce a piece of important and good news. After I left the party several weeks ago, I did not expect that so many liberally thinking people would write to me that they wish to meet, contribute to the formation and activities of a new liberal political power. Thus, it is clear – there will be a liberal political party!” Aušrinė Armonaitė wrote on her Facebook profile on Friday. […]

Aušrinė Armonaitė
Politics

Armonaitė steps down as Lithuanian Liberal Movement’s vice-chairwoman

MP Aušrinė Armonaitė is stepping down as the Lithuanian Liberal Movement‘s vice-chairwoman and will not run as the party’s candidate in next year’s European Parliament election. […]

Lithuanian passport
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Dual citizenship may translate into discrimination against some people

‘We are likely to run into the problem of ethnic discrimination while defining the notion of dual citizenship,’ claims Eglė Verseckaitė-Grzeskowiak, Senior Lecturer at ISM University of Management and Economics, in her interview to the […]

Vigilijus Sadauskas
Politics

Lithuanian ethics official says his reward offer due to book on Jew-killers

Vigilijus Sadauskas, Lithuania’s ombudsman for academic ethics and procedures, says that he offered a cash reward for a thesis about Jews’ involvement in crimes due to a book on Jew-killers by Rūta Vanagaitė. […]