Artūras Skardžius

Saving private Skardžius – is the commission ruling aimed at safeguarding the coalition?

It is very important to the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union to maintain the coalition and were the “Farmers” to not back Artūras Skardžius, their coalition partners could withdraw completely, opposition MPs Eugenijus Gentvilas and […]

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Seimas rejects idea of early election

Lithuania’s parliament rejected the opposition initiative of early parliamentary elections in the first phase of discussion on Tuesday. […]

Opposition leaders and R. Karbauskis at the We Accuse! protest

Clear signs of parliamentary crisis, but snap elections are unlikely

After the Seimas vote to impeach Mindaugas Bastys floundered due to a lack of votes despite the Constitutional Court ruling that the now former MP broke the Constitution and his oath, the majority, despite accusing […]

We Accuse!

Some 5,000 gather in protest rally outside Seimas

Some 5,000 people gathered outside the Lithuanian parliament in Vilnius on Thursday afternoon to express discontent with the failed parliamentary vote to impeach MP Mindaugas Bastys and the performance of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (EU). […]