Kęstutis Girnius

Kęstutis Girnius. The changed Lithuanian political landscape

Politics does not stand in place, change is a near constant even if the changes are often insignificant. New political parties emerge, draw voters for a few years and then vanish. The Way of Courage, the National Revival Party, A. PaulauskasNew Union, the Modern Christian Democrat Union, the Lithuanian Freedom Union, the Labour Party, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labour Party – this is only part of the political parties, which formed after the re-establishment of independence, most forming after the year 2000. […]

Vytautas Grubliauskas
Foreign affairs

Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette conferred upon Vytautas Grubliauskas

On 3 November 2018, the Government of Japan announced that Mr. Vytautas Grubliauskas was conferred with The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for his contribution as the Mayor of Klaipėda City to building friendly relationship between Japan and Lithuania, especially in the fields of cultural and defence exchanges, a press release from the Japanese embassy states. […]

Lithuanian passport
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian children adopted by foreigners to keep Lithuanian citizenship

Lithuanian children adopted by foreigners will be able to keep their Lithuanian citizenship after the country’s parliament adopted necessary amendments. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

Karbauskis hints to Grybauskaitė and Kubilius: the investigation will definitely continue

With the Seimas National Security and Defence Committee (NSGK) completing its parliamentary investigation, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis shared his insights on Facebook and poured on questions and accusations toward President Dalia Grybauskaitė and other politicians. […]

Gintautas Paluckas

SocDems to propose candidate for president, Paluckas not to run for EP

The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party will propose a candidate for the 2019 presidential elections, the party’s council decided at its meeting on Saturday. […]

Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė

Where Vanagaitė and Paluckas are similar

Rūta Vanagaitė thought she would advertise her new book by slandering partisans, while Gintautas Paluckas and his entourage are using R. Vanagaitė’s scandal to announce their shift to the left because they lack any real […]