Gitanas Nausėda and Gabrielius Landsbergis

Nausėda‘s response to Landsbergis: I suggest raising your head from the trenches

“When you’ve been in the trenches of politics for too long, everyone, who isn’t with you, becomes suspicious,” presidential candidate Gitanas Nausėda responded to Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) leader Gabrielius Landsbergis’ criticism over undefined political views. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Eugenijus Jovaiša

The search for new ministers begins. Farmers not looking among their own

Eugenijus Jovaiša, Mindaugas Puidokas, Robertas Šarknickas and Kęstutis Mažeika are “Farmer” group members, whose names are, according to sources, brought up among the potential candidates to the recently freed minister positions. The “Farmer” leaders do not reveal yet, what candidacies are being discussed and only emphasise that Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will continue to form the cabinet out of professionals, not from colleagues working in Seimas, writes. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Secret to Skvernelis’ ratings: an enemy found and new weapons sharpened

October was certainly heated for the Lithuanian cabinet, it and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis had to explain themselves for decisions to not grant Centre of Registers data to the news media, the erased cabinet meeting […]

Lithuanian Constitution

Failed attempt in Seimas to make constitutional changes more difficult

Prior to starting deliberations regarding changes on the number of members of Seimas, Liberal Movement Seimas group prefect Eugenijus Gentvilas presented a resolution to the Seimas “Over the constant attempts to change the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania.” With this, it was proposed to form an expert group, which would evaluate whether there is actual need to change the country’s most important document. The resolution was rejected after discussions. […]

Mindaugas Puidokas

‘Kremlin’s friends’ exposed

Mindaugas Puidokas, Karbauskis‘ ally and fellow party member, has sent a letter to the Secretary General and all the delegations of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly complaining against the recently-appointed President of the Assembly, Rasa Juknevičienė. […]

Indrė Makaraitytė

Indrė Makaraitytė. Who will ride the Vytis to the presidential elections?

The Seimas State Historical Memory Commission announced this week that it will seek a Seimas ruling that the Vytis should be placed in Lukiškių Square. Not only “Farmer” historian Arūnas Gumuliauskas stands behind this initiative, […]