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Seimas rejects LRT probe conclusions, sends them to different committee

Lithuania’s parliament on Tuesday rejected the conclusions of an ad hoc investigation commission on the public broadcaster LRT after 56 lawmakers voted in favor, 56 were against and three abstained. […]

Agnė Širinskienė

MP says scrapping election threshold for minorities could undermine equality

The chairwoman of the Lithuanian parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs says that the Seimas would probably breach the principle of equal treatment if it removed the election threshold for ethnic minority parties. […]

Eligijus Masiulis, Dalia Grybauskaitė

S. Šedbaras: publication of Masiulis and the president’s correspondence could harm Lithuania

Former Liberal Movement leader Eligijus Masiulis, who is a suspect in the MG Baltic corruption case, publication of correspondence with President Dalia Grybauskaitė could be harmful to Lithuania, Seimas Legal Affairs Committee deputy chairman Stasys […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Andrius Kubilius

Seimas’ secret: what is the Kubilius commission actually for?

Tensions remain high in the Seimas this week, with the opposition settling its accounts and dependencies with the majority. This time there was an effort to prove positions via ad hoc investigative commissions, according to […]