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Is Lithuania right or left wing?

The seventh president after the regaining of independence will definitely be right wing or centre-right. For the first time, there will not be a left wing candidate in the finals. However, is Lithuania a right […]

Ingrida Šimonytė, Gitanas Nausėda
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Lithuanian presidential elections. First round- 2:0 to open Lithuania

Lithuanian presidential elections, first round is up and Lithuanian people have spoken: they would like to see Ingrida Šimonytė and Gitanas Nausėda in the second round of Lithuanian presidential elections on May 26.  This result […]

Gitanas Nausėda, Saulius Skvernelis
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Response to Nausėda from the cabinet: the analyst is clearly confused in his “research”

Presidential candidate Gitanas Nausėda‘s analysis of the cabinets work is inaccurate, cabinet vice chancellor Alimas Mačiulis and the PM’s press representative Tomas Beržinskas say. […]

Irma Gudžiūnaitė
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President rejects environment minister candidate, PM lashes out

The Lithuanian president rejected on Wednesday the candidacy of Irma Gudžiūnaitė for the environment minister’s position, prompting the prime minister lashing out. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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Experts on S. Skvernelis’ candidacy: do not see pre-planning and see risks

Last week, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced his presidential bid. This decision has finalised matters on the political stage. Gitanas Nausėda, S. Skvernelis and Ingrida Šimonytė gather 40% of the vote according to surveys. Another 40% of potential voters are undecided and the remaining 20% is shared by the other candidates. Thus, the number of candidates is growing and the intrigue is rising. How the presidential election campaign will develop and who has the highest chances was discussed by experts on Monday’s LRT Forumas, lrt.lt writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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Evaluation of S. Skvernelis’ chances: by clashing with the media, he may have made a mistake

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis chose Rusnė as the location to announce his presidential bid. During his cabinet’s term, financing was arranged for the Rusnė overpass. The prime minister stated he wishes for there to be “harmony between governments in the country,” because at the moment he sees discord between the branches of government and journalists, who according to S. Skvernelis participate in politics, add further pressure. This was the discussion topic of Dienos Tema featuring VU TSPMI docent and KTU scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis and the chief editor of BNS news agency Vaidotas Beniušis, lrt.lt writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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PM to run for president

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced on Thursday he is to run for president in the country’s presidential election in May. […]