Presidential Palace
Politics

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 […]

Dr. Gintautas Mažeikis
Opinion

Presidential elections: contemporary society is neither farmers, nor proletariat

I did not wish to criticise Vytenis Andriukaitis during the presidential elections. I respect his decision to aid his party and social democracy by running in the presidential elections, while supporting the standard, even if […]

Presidential Palace in Vilnius
Opinion

New policy in the presidential elections

Bernadras Gailius / lzinios.lt The presidential elections are highlighting a new quality political reality of Lithuania, where people are divided into supporters of oligarchy and democracy, instead of conservatives, social democrats and liberals, as it […]

Gitanas Nausėda
Politics

Nausėda calls for “new political culture”, less confrontation

Lithuania’s presidential candidate Gitanas Nausėda introduced his electoral campaign team and slogan on Tuesday, calling for creation of “new political culture” in the Baltic country. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
CORPORATE

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
CORPORATE

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. […]

Ingrida Šimonytė, Saulius Skvernelis, Gitanas Nausėda
Politics

Political scientist: Skvernelis is good news for Šimonytė

“Skvernelis has a chance. Everyone over 40 has a chance because you can still register,” political scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis shared his insights on Facebook regarding Saulius Skvernelis’ candidacy. […]