Prosecutors have announced that they are discontinuing an investigation into alleged tax evasion by shareholders of VP Group, one of the biggest companies in Lithuania that owns several shopping malls and the Maxima supermarket chain. […]
Petras Gražulis, a member of the Lithuanian parliament whose office has recently been searched in an influence peddling investigation, was summoned for questioning at the Prosecutor General’s Office as a special witness on Tuesday.
Suspicions of power abuse brought by the Lithuanian Special Investigation Service (STT) against the country’s chief veterinary officer Jonas Milius came unexpected to many parliamentarians. Some politicians say the shadow cast by the investigation will burden the operations of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), calling for Milius’ resignation.
Judging by the reactions of parties’ chairmen and their members to the cronyism and corruption scandals rocking Lithuania’s political parties, the leaders of Lithuania’s “classical” political parties – the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, the Social Democrats and the Liberal Movement – are rife with Trumpism, argues political observer Arkadijus Vinokuras. […]
The fight against corruption and the overhaul of state-owned companies are the key challenges that Lithuania will face on its path to membership of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Wednesday. […]
Medical students, government and NGO representatives are to work out a corruption prevention plan for health services in Lithuania. The Lithuanian Medical Students Association is organizing a discussion on the issue on Monday. Sergejus Muravjovas […]