Mažvydas Jastramskis

M. Jastramskis reveals, why the “Farmers” won the elections: who is in centre matters

Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU TSPMI) political scientist Mažvydas Jastramskis has analysed trends in Seimas elections and noted that Lithuanian voters are particularly conscious of the “second choice”, thus politicians should remain aware of which parties appear in the so-called centre, writes. […]

Viktoras Pranckietis
Foreign affairs

Other politicians also raised Palestinian representation issue – Seimas speaker

The issue of Palestine‘s representation in the Baltic states was first raised more than three years ago, and those criticizing the proposal are carrying out a separate foreign policy, Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis says. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis, Gediminas Kirkilas

Mistrust in parties: political scientist warns – voters are irked by catchall politics

Currently Lithuanian parties are pursuing catchall politics, seeking to appeal to all voters, but voters are not left satisfied with the poorly matching policies, political scientist Vincentas Vobolevičius explained people’s disappointment to Meanwhile, sociologist […]

Darius Mockus, Tomas Dapkus, Raimondas Kurlianskis

MG Baltic case. How at the group’s behest, a conservative strove to harm Landsbergis and why Steponavičius lowered himself

MG Baltic group VP Raimondas Kurlianskis boasted to a number of high state officials that he maintains close connections with not only the Liberals, but also the Conservatives. From secret data gathered by officers it […]

Remigijus Šimašius
Foreign affairs

Vilnius Mayor Šimašius among Lithuanians blacklisted by Russia

Vilniaus Mayor Remigijus Šimašius says that he is on Russia’s blacklist of Lithuanians barred from entering the country. […]