Saulius Skvernelis, Dalia Grybauskaitė

PM on 2017 – reforms will be rather radical and difficult, but unavoidable

The new Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that the concluded 2016 was a difficult year for Lithuania, with emigration rates rising rather than decreasing. Problems in the education system also remained among the most important to resolve, while the bureaucratic networks in Lithuania did not diminish. That said the PM is intent to do everything possible to begin to resolve this as soon as possible. […]

Gintautas Paluckas

ELECTIONS. SocDems after losing – three alternatives for their future

The biggest loser in this Seimas election has been the Labour Party, having failed to pass the 5% vote barrier. That said, no less a blow was that to the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) which had been dominant in ratings nigh on up to election day. What do the Social Democrats need to do after this loss to Gabrielius LandsbergisConservatives and Ramūnas Karbauskis’ “Peasants”? […]