Government Hour in the Seimas

Lithuania’s year after Seimas elections: 5 reforms, 5 scandals, 5 challenges

Monday marks a year since the first round of Lithuania’s parliamentary elections. BNS provides an overview of the key decisions taken by the new parliament, as well as the scandals it faced and the challenges it will still have to cope with. […]

Rolandas Paksas

MEP Paksas’ influence peddling case goes to court

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General’s Office said on Tuesday that prosecutors have completed their pre-trial investigation into a case in which Rolandas Paksas, a Lithuanian member of the European Parliament, and Gedvydas Vainauskas, CEO of the media group Lietuvos Rytas, are suspected of influence peddling, and have handed the case over to court. […]

The Seimas Hall

TOP most annoying political parties in Lithuania

Lithuanian citizens are usually asked, who they would vote for if the elections would take place in the near future. However, when they’re asked the opposite, which party has no chance and what people have […]

Rolandas Paksas
European Union

Chief prosecutor off to Brussels to explain about Paksas case

Lithuania’s Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis plans to attend a meeting of the European Parliament’s (EP) Committee on Legal Affairs to explain the reasons behind the request to lift the legal immunity of the Order and Justice party’s former leader Rolandas Paksas in a corruption case. […]