Giedrius Surplys

Surplys sworn in as Lithuania’s agriculture minister

Giedrius Surplys, until recently Lithuania’s deputy interior minister responsible for regional policies, on Tuesday was sworn in as the country’s new agriculture minister. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president sees agrimin’s resignation as ‘basis for constructive cooperation’

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday welcomed Agriculture Minister Bronius Markauskas‘ decision to step down, saying that it will provide a basis for constructive cooperation between the authorities. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Dalia Grybauskaitė

War between Grybauskaitė and Skvernelis: this will cost one of them dearly

The conflict with President Dalia Grybauskaitė may cost Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis his bid for the post of head of state, Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science docent dr. Kęstutis Girnius says. […]


President’s position runs counter to rule of law principles, Lithuanian PM says

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s motives for rejecting Giedrius Danėlius, an attorney, for the position of justice minister run counter to the principles of the rule of law, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says. […]