Saulius Skvernelis ir Gabrielius Landsbergis

Poll: Landsbergis and Skvernelis meetings are beneficial but only for one of them

Farmers and Greens Union led by Ramūnas Karbauskis is the most popular political force but its ratings have decreased by a third from the beginning of the year. At the same time the Social Democrats […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis at the Party congress

Silent Conservative revolution – what is at risk for the party?

On March 4 the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats announced their intent to implement significant and never before seen in Lithuanian politics changes. The party chairman, TS-LKD candidates to the post of president, member […]

Algirdas Butkevičius ir Ramūnas Karbauskis

“Peasant” and Social Democrat union – who feels “uncomfortable”?

After long meetings with both the Conservatives and Social Democrats, on November 9 the winner of the Seimas elections, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union signed a coalition agreement with the Social Democrats. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis ir Algirdas Butkevičius

Social Democrats and Conservatives – a quest for identity

The two largest and up to then most significant parties in Lithuania, the Social Democrats and the Conservatives, not only did not win the elections, albeit losing very differently, but are also standing at a sort of crossroads. Plagued by internal dissent they are seeking their future, striving to free themselves of a crisis of identity and to define their values. Meanwhile political scientists believe that average voters care little who rules – the left or the right, what matters is who resolves their problems. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Algirdas Butkevičius

What could happen to SocDems after joining coalition with “Peasants”?

If the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) formed a coalition government with the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP), it is possible that the latter would disappear as a significant party after next election political […]