Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen

The popularity of two politicians – a mystery for political scientists: could they become president?

The political climate is increasingly marked by rating fluctuations. Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen, the speaker of the Seimas and leader of the Liberal Movement, who was among the most popular politician just a year ago, is now […]

Lockdown and Covid in action. Photo by Anna Shvets from Pexels

The unrestrained pandemic is accompanied by politicians’ bickering and desire to come out on top

There’s probably nothing fundamental that can be done to magically halt Lithuania’s slide into black pandemic autumn and winter. The country will just have to survive and hope that some new, even more, the threatening […]


On Nausėda’s controversial step: sacrificing the country’s image in the name of popularity

President Gitanas Nausėda’s decision to stand with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who faces criticism from the majority of European Union states, has been described by political experts as not in line with Lithuanian interests […]

Dr. Gitanas Nausėda

The real reasons for conflicts between Nausėda and the Conservatives – far deeper, mentions of threats and impeachment

The protracted dispute between the ruling Conservatives and President Gitanas Nausėda on representation at the European Council might have roots somewhere altogether different. Sources say that the conflict began when the ruling bloc began forming […]