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American research shames Lithuania – our ratings are particularly “Eastern”

Based on the newest data from Eurobarometer, of all the EU member states, Lithuanians trust the Union the most. Almost 80% of the citizens agree with closer integration. Lithuania was especially happy with Pope Francis’ advice to “become a bridge between East and West Europe.” […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis ir Saulius Skvernelis © DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

What is the real reason behind Skvernelis’ and Karbauskis’ squabbles?

Even though not even six months have passes since the Parliament elections, the unity which was then demonstrated by Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) leaders Ramūnas Karbauskis and Saulius Skvernelis relationship has hit a […]

The Kremlin

Lithuanian view: What to expect from Russia in 2017?

2017 could be the year of Russia’s return – the signs of this were discussed in a Tuesday afternoon discussion organised by the the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (RESC) and VU TSPMI. The political scientists discussed the topic of “What will decide Russian foreign policy in 2017?” It is likely that the government rotation of the West, the resolution of the stalled Syrian conflict and strategic changes to the Russian tone will open opportunities for de-escalation and Putin’s return as a figure that is repulsive for many, but at the same time – an inevitable partner in resolving questions in the international political arena. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis

ELECTIONS. Landsbergis: unlike “Peasants” we don’t make demands yet

The list of demands presented by the Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) continues to expand noted Gabrielius Landsbergis, the chairman of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) in an interview on LRT Radio. […]