Order and Justice MP Petras Gražulis
Politics

Order and Justice party members target Lithuanian prosecutor’s home with protest

Members of the Order and Justice party, part of the ruling coalition party in Lithuania and whose Rolandas Paksas leader has been accused of corruption, held a protest outside the house of Lithuanian state prosecutor, Irmantas Mikelionis, in Vilnius District yesterday. […]

Vytautas Landsbergis
CORPORATE

‘We need to stand together as Lithuanians against Belarus nuclear plant’ – Landsbergis

The Restoration Parliament Chairman Vytautas Landsbergis has called on all Lithuanians to unite in opposing the Astravyets nuclear power plant being constructed in Belarus in his speech to mark February 16. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius and Dalia Grybauskaitė
CORPORATE

PM must accept responsibility for corruption in his cabinet, president Grybauskaitė says

The prime minister has to take responsibility for corruption scandals that have rattled his cabinet in recent months, said Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė after meeting with PM Algirdas Butkevičius on Wednesday morning. […]

Virginija Baltraitienė
Politics

Agriculture minister under scrutiny for awarding contracts to party-linked companies

Minister of Agriculture Virginija Baltraitienė might have to explain herself to official ethics watchdogs after it has emerged that the ministry’s food for poor programme awarded a government contract to a company linked to the minister’s party colleague Viktor Uspaskich. […]