Viktor Uspaskich and Algirdas Butkevičius

Lithuanian PM to have serious conversation with Labour Party

2015 should be a quieter year in Lithuania’s political life, although the Government can never expect an uncomplicated year, says Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius. He believes that the Coalition will face a number of challenges and first of all because of the geopolitical situation. […]


Armed Forces granted public procurement exemptions to acquire infantry fighting vehicles

The Lithuanian Government has authorised the Armed Forces to apply public procurement exemptions to acquire infantry fighting vehicles. […]

Almantas Petkus

Black-listed deputy ministers will not return to offices

The ministerial teams will most likely not include Deputy Minister of the Interior Algimantas Juocevičius, Deputy Minister of Environment Almantas Petkus and Deputy Minister of Agriculture Živilė Pinskuvienė, who were included in the so-called blacklist compiled by the Special Investigation Service (STT). On Monday this was confirmed by the Ministries in question. […]

Renata Cytacka

Prime Minister Butkevičius assures that controversial energy vice-minister will not be in new government

Renata Cytacka, delegated by the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania, who resigned as deputy energy minister under pressure from government leaders, will not be returning to the position, according to Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius. […]