Experts see inequalities, increasing prices as possible reasons for emigration from Lithuania

An increase in Lithuania’s official emigration rate in the first half of 2017 could be due to living standard inequalities or rising prices and another possible reason is that more people reported their departure this year, experts told BNS. […]

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Saudargas – we’ve already lost liberal voters attracted by Landsbergis

The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat (TS-LKD) party’s problems have remained throughout the leadership of both Andrius Kubilius and Gabrielius Landsbergis and without changes at the very top leadership the Conservatives will not eradicate their flaws. This is what one of the candidates to party chairmanship Paulius Saudargas. […]


Lithuanian government devises a plan for curbing emigration

Lithuania’s cabinet of ministers has endorsed a plan to address massive emigration which has been a drain on the country’s population and labour force.

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Will the Baltic States become the next migrant gateway?

After the European Union cut off migrant routes via Libya to Italy and agreed with Turkey to stem migrant flows across the Aegean to Greece, the Baltic States fear that migrants from the Middle East might discover new routes via Russia, making them their gateway to the European Union. […]