Rolandas Paksas, Remigijus Žemaitaitis

New and future parties leaders: Who will rise from the ashes and whose end is nearing?

The Seimas elections knocked out all three political powers previously in the majority – the Labour Party, Order and Justice and the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP). The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Social Democrats (TS-LKD) […]

During the first session of the Seimas for 2016-2020

Karbauskis addresses concerns – “controlling” posts will go to opposition

Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) Chairman Ramūnas Karbauskis is attempting to ease the future opposition’s concerns – “controlling” posts in various parliamentary committees and commissions will go specifically to the opposition. Earlier unofficial information […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gabrielius Landsbergis ir  Algirdas Butkevičius

A few days to ELECTIONS – deciding factors. Analysis

This Seimas election is changing the Lithuanian political map. The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) are two entities which will dominate political life for the next […]

Gintautas Paluckas

ELECTIONS. SocDems after losing – three alternatives for their future

The biggest loser in this Seimas election has been the Labour Party, having failed to pass the 5% vote barrier. That said, no less a blow was that to the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) which had been dominant in ratings nigh on up to election day. What do the Social Democrats need to do after this loss to Gabrielius LandsbergisConservatives and Ramūnas Karbauskis’ “Peasants”? […]

Algirdas Butkevičius, Gabrielius Landsbergis, Gabrielius Landsbergis, Rolandas Paksas, Valentinas Mazuronis, Saulius Skvernelis

ELECTIONS. Who will form a coalition and who will take the most desirable posts?

With the first round of elections concluded, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) remains fairly reserved, awaiting second round results. They are currently neck and neck with the Conservatives (TS-LKD) who have exceeded their […]