Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas

Lithuanian interior minister will have to resign if his associates are found guilty of corruption

If law enforcement agencies find that members of the Minister of the Interior Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas‘ team breached laws, the minister will have to assume moral responsibility and resign, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said on Monday. […]

Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas and President Grybauskaitė

President would not comment on whether Lithuanian interior minister should resign

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė has refused to comment on the suitability of Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas to continue as interior minister. Meanwhile Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has asked the minister to stay on until investigation into corruption at the ministry is concluded. […]

Order and Justice party headquarters

Lithuanian governing party’s headquarters searched amidst corruption investigation

Agents from Lithuania’s Special Investigation Service (STT) on Tuesday searched the headquarters of the country’s ruling Order and Justice party and arrested five individuals, including former adviser and deputy to the minister of the interior. […]


Social democrats remain Lithuania’s most popular party

The Social Democratic Party of Lithuania remains the most popular party in Lithuania, while its coalition partner the Labour Party has seen the largest drop in ratings, according to a recent survey published by the Lietuvos Rytas daily on Saturday. […]