Vygaudas Ušackas, Žygimantas Pavilionis

Intense struggle between Ušackas and Pavilionis: new weapons coming out

Vygaudas Ušackas, who is seeking to become the Conservative candidate in the looming presidential elections, has applied a new tactic – praising President Dalia Grybauskaitė. Meanwhile his rival Žygimantas Pavilionis continues seeking to show that […]

Even when signing books always the consumate politician, Guy Verhofstadt at the  Vilnius Book Fair  Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
European Union

Guy Verhofstadt Brings his EU reform ideas to Vilnius

A large enthusiast and captivated audience came out on a very cold Saturday afternoon to hear former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt speak at the annual Vilnius Book Fair. Verhofstadt is currently fraction leader of the Liberal Group in the European parliament. However, on Saturday his main message were his ideas for European reform and to make the EU stronger, more efficient, and to avoid more Brexit-like defections of the world’s largest and most powerful trading block. […]


Group of MEPs express concern over Seimas’ scrutiny of Lithuania’s public broadcaster LRT

A group of members of the European Parliament have expressed their concern over the Lithuanian parliament’s decision to set up a parliamentary commission to scrutinize the activities of the public broadcaster Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT). […]

EU Eastern Partnership Programme 3rd summit

European neighbours won’t be shovelled easy promises

The fifth European Union Eastern Partnership Summit will be held on Friday. While in recent years there have been breakthroughs in implementing this programme, no particular decisions or declarations are expected in Brussels this time […]