Saulius Skvernelis
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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
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Skvernelis’ ultimatum regarding elections: it wouldn’t be just any scandal

“If the budget is not approved, next year there may be no elections,” Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis stated on Thursday. According to him, this would happen because the Central Electoral Commission would simply not have the funding for the elections. However, political scientists tell Delfi that elections will happen in all cases but one. However, they note no one would want it. […]

Most Influential 2018: Politicians
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Most influential in Lithuania 2018: politicians’ list

For four years in a row now, Delfi announces its unique project Most Influential in Lithuania 2018. Surveys in seven different areas will show, who has the greatest influence in the country, whose opinion and […]

Ingrida Šimonytė
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Parties lining up their dream presidents

The largest political powers in the country – the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) and the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) have begun “celebrating the feast of democracy” and are choosing, who to […]

Gediminas Kirkilas, Živilė Pinskuvienė
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Scandal heroes appearing from all corners: who will Karbauskis bet on?

The newly formed Social Democrat Labour Party has assured itself the backing of the ruling “Farmers,” however it cannot fend off criticism from its former Social Democrat comrades. Analysts believe that the two organisations will […]