Saulius Skvernelis, Gabrielius Landsbergis

PM, opposition leader meet at govt, discuss emigration

Following disagreements among some of the members of the ruling political group of the Farmers and Greens Union and the government, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Tuesday met with Gabrielius Landsbergis, the leader of the opposition conservatives. […]

Robertas Dargis

Dargis – I’ve been talking for 11 years that demographics will touch us painfully

The demographic forecasts released by the European Union statistics agency Eurostat are the most painful for Lithuania of all the Union’s members. Lithuania is to diminish most rapidly. If this year the country has a […]

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Stereotypes about emigration obscure reality

While the stereotypical perception of emigration in Lithuania holds that most emigrants are low-skilled labourers toiling in the agricultural farms of Norway or the UK, the reality is much more complex, experts say. “Economic reasons […]

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Emigration from Lithuania continues to rise

New data released by Statistics Lithuania show that even more people emigrated from the country over the first half of this year than in January-June 2015. Demographers say the figures are alarming, but may be inflated due to Brexit.

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