Astravyets on an electoral platter: why are the Conservatives so aggressive and the “Farmers” so silent?

The approaching Seimas elections and launch date of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant have linked these seemingly unrelated events. The opposition Conservatives are ever more fiercely critical of the ruling parties and the president for being unable […]

Gintautas Paluckas

Paluckas cautioned by party on behind the scenes talks with Skvernelis

The Social Democrat party has warned its leader Gintautas Paluckas – attempts to lure over Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, who is currently delegated by the “Farmers” should only be done with the party’s blessing, Tadas […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

A fight without any rules: Karbauskis’ unpopularity is raising Pranckietis’ ratings

The fight between Ramūnas Karbauskis and Speaker of the Parliament Viktoras Pranckietis is constantly taking new shapes. Both the “Farmers” in the Parliament and the Farmer party council are pushing V. Pranckietis out of his […]

Šampanas taurė

Forecast for 2020 Seimas elections: too early to open champagne for some

With less than a year and a half to the 2020 Seimas elections, the parties were given an excellent opportunity to measure their strength through the European Parliament elections. Political scientists contacted by state […]