Gitanas Nausėda

Nausėda’s speech reminds of Grybauskaitė’s addresses in one key detail

President G. Nausėda’s second annual address exceeded those of his predecessor D. Grybauskaitė in terms of length but was similar in one key detail – casting blame on the ruling bloc and self-praise. Just he […]

Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Nausėda’s promise remembered after surprising decisions by the Presidential Palace

With President Gitanas Nausėda refusing to appoint former ministers, who held significant public trusts, to ambassador positions, experts note that the president has already promised some of the pledges that accompanied him into the elections […]

Foreign affairs

Polish and Lithuanian relations at a crossroads: both positive and negative aspects of the new government

On November 11, neighbouring Poland marked its Independence Day. Just like Lithuania, the neighbouring country reclaimed its independence in 1918, but Polish-Lithuanian relations have varied greatly, Viktorija Rimaitė wrote in While it is recognised […]

Remigijus Žemaitaitis

Which populists will make use of the door accidentally opened by Nausėda?

Every Seimas elections bring new, non-traditional political parties into public view. And while some of these political movements often are laughable and might be hard to take seriously, sometimes these parties take sway over voters’ […]