Prime Minister's chancellery

“Peasant” shadow cabinet evaporating – who will take minister posts

The former “Peasant” shadow cabinet can turn into smoke. Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis cheerfully noted to that “shadows dissipate eventually”. So who is going to lay claim to minister posts? […]

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Foreign affairs

New ambassador in Kiev: It’s on me to live up to the reputation Lithuania earned in Ukraine

Ambassadors do not pop up out of the blue and, for Marius Janukonis, Lithuania’s new Ambassador to Ukraine, the journey has been, he says, “a natural course of the diplomatic career”. But landing a diplomatic post in a country like Ukraine is obviously “a big challenge”, he agrees. […]

Foreign affairs

Janukonis tipped for ambassadorship in Ukraine

Diplomat Marius Janukonis is set to be appointed Lithuania’s ambassador to Ukraine, the Lietuvos Žinios daily reports citing sources. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Lithuanian prime minister: H. Consul’s murder shows Ukraine is at war

The murder of Lithuania’s honorary consul in Luhansk has shown that what is happening in Ukraine is a war and that pro-Russian separatists are not choosing their victims, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius said on Saturday. […]