Remigijus Šimašius and Eugenijus Gentvilas

ELECTIONS. Liberal Movement preparing for coalition negotiations

The Liberal Movement has set up a work group for negotiations with potential coalition partners and have agreed on the topics they want to see included in the new cabinet’s programme. Liberal Movement representative Martynas […]

Skvernelis during the last TV debate on LRT

ELECTIONS. Analysis. Social policy debate – another victory for the “Peasants”

The “Peasants” (LVŽS) are celebrating their second consecutive debate victory, shows a survey of experts done by after the social policy debate. The “Peasant’s” performance was once again voted as the best, however the lead over the Conservatives (TS-LKD) who were left in second place is only one point. Furthermore most experts agree that G. Landsbergis’ (TS-LKD) closing statement was the strongest, while S. Skvernelis’ (LVŽS) speech was decent, but reading off a paper made for a bad image. […]

Debates on LRT

ELECTIONS. Debate on Law evaluation. Part 1

Thursday (September 30) evening LRT Television featured its ninth electoral debate. The topics focused on this evening were law enforcement in general, the work of the Lithuanian police and combatting corruption. The Labour Party (DP), […]

Žilvinas Šilėnas

ELECTIONS 2016 Economics: Šilėnas: a spar between ratings heavyweights

On the evening of September 13 a political debate featuring the top five largest Lithuanian parties was broadcast on LRT Television. The topic of the debate – economics. The debating parties were the Lithuanian Social […]

Electoral debates on economics in LRT, September 14

September 14, Electoral debates on economics – key points

– Clash between the Chairman of the Social Democrats Algirdas Butkevičius and Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) Chairman Gabrielius Landsbergis on the topic of poverty. o Landsbergis pointed out a 4% increase from 18% to […]