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. […]

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Group of Lithuanian lawmakers comes under spam attack

A group of Lithuanian lawmakers came under a spam attack on the night to Thursday, the parliament’s IT specialists say. […]

Timur Yunusov (Timati)
Foreign affairs

MP suggests blacklisting Russian singer Timati

Lithuanian MP Laurynas Kasčiūnas, representing the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, has turned to the country’s Foreign Ministry and suggested putting Russian singer Timur Yunusov (Timati) on the list of people declared persona non grata. […]

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Longer Russian-language programs will have to be dubbed in Lithuanian, Seimas decides

Programs with a duration exceeding 90 minutes, broadcast in the Russian or any other non-EU language, will have to be dubbed in Lithuanian, after the Seimas of Lithuania on Thursday adopted an amendment to the Law on the Provision of Information to the Public, with 81 votes in favor, no votes against and six abstentions. […]

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K. Šeraitė. Will the European Union write a new Lithuanian history textbook?

Often during state celebrations and various events, we can witness a number of politicians singing the Lithuanian hymn with a serious face and their hand to their heart. One of the stanzas goes as follows: […]