A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company Gazprom over €1.4 billion sought by Lithuania at Stockholm arbitration court over overcharging for gas supplies has ended in failure of both parties to prove the validity of their claims.
A bit more than four months are left until the Lithuanian parliamentary elections. Recent scandals have rocked the Liberal Movement party’s support, but nearly all parties have recently experienced scandals or missteps that have cast […]
The Nord Stream 2 project must be considered not just for its economic and energy significance, but for its military security aspect. Political scientist Margarita Šešelgytė believes that the pipeline would give the Russian military a reason to militarise the Swedish island of Gotland, which is significant when it comes to NATO forces and access to the Baltics. […]
It is still anybody’s guess how voters will react to the corruption scandal of former Liberal Movement chairman Eligijus Masiulis. Until the scandal broke, polls showed the Social Democratic party, the Liberal Movement and the […]
Most of the media coverage of the investigation into and controversy surrounding the allegations against Liberal Movement leader Eligijus Masiulis has focused on the short term impact of the crisis, but what will long term impact on the Liberals, Lithuania’s electoral system and the next general election be? […]
After the announcement on Thursday that Liberal Movement party leader Eligijus Masiulis was under investigation for allegations of having taken a bribe of €100,000, he resigned from his position as head of the party and […]