With the Seimas election already this weekend, the latest poll data shows that three parties are currently neck and neck in the electoral race. The Social Democrats (LSDP) have managed to maintain a lead, but it is a tenuous one with both the Peasant Greens (LVŽS) and Conservatives (TS-LKD) in close pursuit. While there are a number of coalition variants being discussed, the final outcomes of this election are currently anyone’s guess. […]
“People first” is the slogan with which the Social Democrats (LSDP) entered power four years ago. Last week, however, the LSDP voted alongside a number of other parties to overrule the President’s veto of the […]
A recently published survey caused a surge of debate on the role of minorities in Lithuania and the implication of the findings to national security, particularly when discussing the Russian and Polish minorities in Lithuania. With Russian propaganda and pro-Kremlin entities and political parties touting issues with Lithuania, US and the West in general, the survey data provides a number of curious insights, Vaidas Saldžiūnas reported in DELFI […]
The Anti-Corruption Coalition of Kristupas Krivickas and Naglis Puteikis is accumulating the protest vote in a corruption scandal ridden year. This greatly raises the coalition’s chances of stepping over the 7% vote boundary set for […]
Lithuanian residents do not trust information aired on Russian-language TV channels but are against any restrictions on their broadcasts, a recent survey has shown. The results show that 27 percent of respondents believe broadcast of Russian TV channels should be restricted, and 36 percent are against. The remaining respondents did not have a strong opinion on the issue.