Nerijus Mačiulis
Economy

Mačiulis. The decade of records, prosperity and progress

The second decade of the 21st century, which was also the third decade after the re-establishment of the Republic of Lithuania, was exceptionally high. The 2010s in Lithuania were marked by a rapid rise of […]

Trucks
Economy

Mobility Package: the government will decide and we will be happy

Mobility Package presents a rare case in Lithuania – bitter disputes on an EU legislative project. Not regarding the villa of a provincial mayor, not yet another fight against alcohol or some other local scandal, […]

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CORPORATE

Hungarian lessons for Lithuania and Europe

There is a good old English term illiberal democracy that does not have a precise translation into Lithuanian. It defines the regimes that come to power through democratic means, but their representatives apparently aim at the never-ending reign trampling on the fundamental European values of democracy, freedom of speech, and the rule of law. Let us call them anti-democrats, and let me share some insights about them. […]

Astravyets NPP construction
Foreign affairs

Lithuania calls on Belarus to reconsider nuclear power plant construction

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has called on neighboring Belarus to reconsider its nuclear power plant (NPP) construction, said the Lithuanian government on Thursday in a statement. […]

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European Union

Finance Minister calls for EU-wide anti-money laundering system

Lithuania’s Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka called on the eurozone and the European Union to establish a single anti-money laundering system after a money laundering scandal hit the Swedish banking group Swedbank on February 20. […]