Saulius Skvernelis, Eugenijus Jovaiša

The search for new ministers begins. Farmers not looking among their own

Eugenijus Jovaiša, Mindaugas Puidokas, Robertas Šarknickas and Kęstutis Mažeika are “Farmer” group members, whose names are, according to sources, brought up among the potential candidates to the recently freed minister positions. The “Farmer” leaders do not reveal yet, what candidacies are being discussed and only emphasise that Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will continue to form the cabinet out of professionals, not from colleagues working in Seimas, writes. […]

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Foreign affairs

Baltic States discussing automatic recognition of each other’s university diplomas

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are finalizing a governmental agreement in connection to higher education and automatic recognition of university diplomas issued by any of the country. […]

Foreign affairs

Lithuanian-language teachers gradually pushed out of Kaliningrad schools

Lithuanian teachers who used to go to the Russian Kaliningrad region to teach the Lithuanian language there have lately been facing increasing obstacles and refused labour visas, a scheme Lithuania’s political scientists view as a way of pushing the Lithuanian spirit out of the enclave. […]

Eugenijus Jovaiša

Influential companion of Karbauskis – openly on relations with PM and education reform

The “Farmer” decision to remove specific universities‘ names from higher education reform which received enthusiastic support from rectors, has another side to it. There are parallel plans how to achieve the same thing as before, […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Gabrielius Landsbergis

Skvernelis was warned regarding meetings with Landsbergis: he might get in trouble

The meetings between the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Conservative leader Gabrielius Landsbergis, whose content is unknown to the Farmers may lead to a larger gap in the coalition with the Social democrats or even […]