Tomas Janeliūnas

Critics say Lithuania should keep Migration Dept amid migration problems

After Lithuania’s Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas suggested scrapping the Migration Department, critics maintain that elimination of the institution and transfer of the function to the police could burden handling of the growing migration challenges. […]

Eimutis Misiūnas

Interior Minister initiates probe at Migration Dept over info leak to Russia

Lithuania’s Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas has instructed the ministry’s Corruption Prevention and Internal Investigations Division to scrutinize the circumstances of a possible leak of information from the Migration Department to third parties. […]

Lithuanian passport
Global LT

Litvaks actively apply for Lithuanian citizenship

Jews with roots in Lithuania, known as Litvaks, have been active in applying for Lithuanian citizenship after the country a year ago amended the law to make it easier for them to do so, officials said on Thursday. […]

Y. Titov

Minister to look at why Russian journalist fails to get asylum in Lithuania

Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas says that he will personally inquire about why Yevgeni Titov, a Russian journalist, has failed to obtain asylum in Lithuania. […]