Rima Urbonaitė

R. Urbonaitė. Bells toll ever louder for the Liberal Movement

Already after the Liberal Movement (LS) chairman elections it was only left to wonder, what could be expected next. The election of old-new chairman Eugenijus Gentvilas raised many doubts over the party’s ability to perform […]

Prof. Algis Krupavičius

A few notes about the Augean stables of Lithuanian politics

Several last weeks with the e-mails from Eligijus Masiulis, former Liberal Movement Party leader and who is currently under criminal investigation, a scandal of e-mails from Ms. President with a „tulip“ pseudonym, hidden political influences from the MG Baltic corporation and leaked files from the State Security Department about politico-business relations at least partially opened the curtain of the backstage „kitchen“ of Lithuanian politics. Although it was not a big surprise to the insiders of national politics that instead of kitchen of politics we might be brought suddenly to the Augean stables. And exactly this has happened. A smell and picture here are far from nice. […]

MG Baltic

MG Baltic calls SSD claims “misunderstanding”, “absurd interpretation”

Lithuania’s MG Baltic business group has called the State Security Department‘s claims about businessmen’s attempts to influence the Competition Council and the Liberal Movement a “misunderstanding” and “absurd”. […]

Eligijus Masiulis, Dalia Grybauskaitė

PM sees no sense in probing president’s email excahnges with ex-Liberal leader

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that he sees no sense in opening a probe regarding President Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s email exchanges with Eligijus Masiulis, a former Liberal Movement leader suspected in a major political corruption case. […]

Vytautas Bakas

Seimas committee won’t probe presidential emails

The Seimas of Lithuania’s Committee on National Security and Defense (NSGK) won’t probe the circumstances mentioned in email exchanges between President Dalia Grybauskaitė and former Liberal Movement leader Eligijus Masiulis, charged with corruption, CNSD chairman Vytautas Bakas says. […]