Saulius Skvernelis

If Skvernelis is seeking to rally his electorate, he chose the wrong opponents

The striking teachers are awaiting Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis’ apology, but he does not appear intent to do so. The team assembled by the PM, which is preparing a long-term public sector wage payment project features neither striking, nor non-striking teachers. The trade union confederation chairwoman stated that the goal is the lowest earning civil servants, but teachers were not mentioned among them, writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Political scientist: S. Skvernelis has made a massive mistake

Political scientist Tomas Janeliūnas is convinced that Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis seeks to involve intelligence services into political fights by calling upon the State Security Department (VSD) over potential Kremlin influence on the Conservatives. Former heads of the VSD Gediminas Grina and Mečys Laurinkus are also surprised by the prime minister’s actions, writes. […]

Mečys Laurinkus

Former intelligence leaders evaluate the famous VSD report

It is evident to every Lithuanian citizen that the publication of the State Security Department (VSD) report is linked to Eligijus Masiulis and Dalia Grybauskaitė‘s correspondence story, former VSD director Mečys Laurinkus told The […]

Mečys Laurinkus and Arvydas Pocius

Lithuania’s ex-security chiefs caught by surprise by investigation into their activities

Former chiefs of the Lithuanian State Security Department say they are unaware of the decision made by prosecutors to resume an investigation into suspected misconduct in the framework of the probe into alleged secret operations US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) prison in Lithuania. […]