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
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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. […]

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 and Remigijus Šimašius
Politics

Armonaitė, Šimašius leave Lithuania’s Liberal Movement

Lithuania’s liberal MP Aušrinė Armonaitė and Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius on Friday announced their decision to leave the Liberal Movement. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis and Ramūnas Karbauskis
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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 […]

Eugenijus Gentvilas, Petras Auštrevičius
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A difficult period looms on the horizon for the Liberal Movement

On the eve of the political corruption court proceedings, the Liberal Movement‘s leaders are deliberating on how the party should survive the coming especially difficult period, as well as which of their colleagues would dare […]