Mykolas Majauskas of the Homeland Union

ELECTIONS. Single-mandate district duels – old guard losing positions

Tension continues to run high after the elections. The opposition parties have exerted dominance over their incumbent colleagues in single-mandate electoral districts as well where veteran politicians have had to concede to new challengers, being left in second places at best. Even fame has done little to offset this in some cases. […]

Juras Požėla

Lithuania’s healthcare minister hospitalized

Healthcare Minister Juras Požela is in hospital, the spokeswoman for Santariškės Clinics in Vilnius has confirmed.

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Juras Požėla

If Lithuania banned abortion, it would still have to cover it abroad – health minister

If Lithuania introduces a ban on abortion, women will still be able to terminate pregnancy in another EU country and the procedure will have to be covered by their Lithuanian health insurance, says Healthcare Minister Juras Požela. […]

Juras Požela

Juras Požela appointed minister of healthcare

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Thursday appointed Juras Požela of the Social Democratic Party as the country’s new health minister. […]