Aušrinė Armonaitė
Politics

Aušrinė Armonaitė announces the formation of a new party

“I wish to announce a piece of important and good news. After I left the party several weeks ago, I did not expect that so many liberally thinking people would write to me that they wish to meet, contribute to the formation and activities of a new liberal political power. Thus, it is clear – there will be a liberal political party!” Aušrinė Armonaitė wrote on her Facebook profile on Friday. […]

Lithuanian Constitution
Politics

Failed attempt in Seimas to make constitutional changes more difficult

Prior to starting deliberations regarding changes on the number of members of Seimas, Liberal Movement Seimas group prefect Eugenijus Gentvilas presented a resolution to the Seimas “Over the constant attempts to change the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.” With this, it was proposed to form an expert group, which would evaluate whether there is actual need to change the country’s most important document. The resolution was rejected after discussions. […]

Ingrida Šimonytė, Gitanas Nausėda
Politics

Presidential election campaign kicks off in Lithuania

The campaign for presidential election in Lithuania officially started on Monday with seven candidates already lining up to take a seat from incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaitė. […]

No Picture
Politics

MPs calls for ban on fur farming

A group of Lithuanian lawmakers are proposing introducing a ban on growing animals for fur, introducing a transition period for fur farmers until the end of 2025. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis and Saulius Skvernelis
Politics

Opposition MPs demand further explanation from PM on deleted meeting recording

Three opposition political groups in the Lithuanian parliament have invited Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and Government Chancellor Algirdas Stončaitis to their joint meeting on Thursday to clarify the circumstances under which the audio recording of a Cabinet meeting on giving the media free access to registry data was deleted. […]

Gintautas Paluckas
Defence

Social Democrats suggest not increasing defense spending threshold

Lithuania’s opposition social democrats have suggested keeping the country’s existing level of defense spending at 2 percent GDP and not to increase it. […]