Saulius Skvernelis, Dalia Grybauskaitė

Did Skvernelis act wisely? Tensions growing between Grybauskaitė and the ruling coalition

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis‘ decision to propose lawyer Giedrius Danėlius as minister of justice is being described as the majority’s challenge to the president. “But who will be left with a bloodied nose after this […]


President: defence spending shouldn’t be tied to specific figures

Lithuania should not tie itself to specific financing figures as its defence spending will depend on geopolitical challenges and available financial resources, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Wednesday. […]

Daiva Ulbinaitė

Prosecutor wants Supreme Court to interview Lithuanian President in spokeswoman’s case

A State prosecutor filed an appeal against the acquittal of presidential spokeswoman Daiva Ulbinaitė on charges of leaking a state secret, stressing at the Supreme Court on Wednesday that President Dalia Grybauskaitė should also be interviewed in the case. […]

Daiva Ulbinaitė

Court upholds acquittal of Lithuanian presidential spokeswoman in state secret leaking case

A Vilnius court on Thursday upheld the acquittal of presidential spokeswoman Daiva Ulbinaitė who had been charged of leaking a state secret. […]