Kęstutis Girnius
Opinion

Opinion: President’s new priority?

At the beginning of her second term of President Dalia Grybauskaitė, we must pose the inevitable question of her priorities and how she will try to change the course of Lithuanian politics. I think the President will pay much more attention to the defence policy – not only in Lithuania, but also in order to influence the foreign partners. […]

Romas Sadauskas-Kvietkevičius
Opinion

Opinion: Let’s not rush to equate referendum supporters with enemies of state

Since a week ago, welcoming political maturity in our state, I wrote that one of the evidence thereof would become an unsuccessful referendum on the restriction of right to dispose of property and other stupid questions, now I could feel like the Old Testament prophet who sent the knowledge to his people received from the above. Moreover, I do not need to shave the beard which I promised to donate publicly in the social network Facebook in case of referendum success. […]

Finance Minister Rimantas Šadžius
European Union

Euro area’s ministers of finance waiting for Lithuania to join euro bloc

Euro area finance ministers, whose recommendations on Lithuania’s accession to the euro zone were finally endorsed by the European Union’s (EU) finance chiefs last week, are waiting for Lithuania to join the euro bloc, Lithuania’s Finance Minister has said. […]

Petras Auštrevičius
Energy

Auštrevičius: Russia’s gas blackmail is attempt to sabotage EU–Ukraine Association Agreement

Russia’s gas war waged against Ukraine is an additional tool of pressure on the whole European Union, seeking, at the same time, to sabotage the final signing of the EU–Ukraine Association Agreement,” says Petras Auštrevičius, Deputy Speaker of the Seimas and Member of the Liberal Movement Political Group, MP stated in a press release issued by this office. […]