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What protests shook Lithuania in 2018?

From doctors to teachers. Against children’s rights protection law changes and for the impeachment of a member of Seimas. The lrt.lt news portal presents protests held in 2018, which drew crowds and caused ripples throughout the public. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Eugenijus Jovaiša
Politics

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 lrt.lt 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, lrt.lt writes. […]

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Politics

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. […]

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Politics

Seimas to launch probe of political corruption during previous governments

The Lithuanian Seimas is set to launch a new parliamentary investigation into political corruption during the tenure of previous governments. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s LFGU MPs want annex on GMO, beef in CETA

The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union suggest ratifying the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on a condition that it will include Lithuania’s statement on imports of genetically modified organisms and hormone-treated beef. […]

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Lithuanian lawmakers to go to US to rally support for Ukraine

A group of Lithuanian lawmakers will travel to the United States later this month to rally support for Ukraine, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Thursday. […]