Saulius Skvernelis and Ramūnas Karbauskis

Peasants and Greens name Skvernelis shadow PM, unveil 9 more shadow ministers

The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union, or LŽVS, said on Wednesday that Saulius Skvernelis, a former interior minister, will be the prime minister if the party wins the upcoming general elections. […]


US congressmen among recipients of Lithuanian parliament’s award

The Lithuanian parliament has awarded the country’s allies in the United States, local representatives and officials for their contribution to Lithuania’s independence and statehood. […]

Petras Vaitiekūnas
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian ambassador to Ukraine to quit diplomatic service

Petras Vaitiekūnas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to Ukraine, has decided to quit the diplomatic service after returning to Vilnius once his term of office ends. Vaitiekūnas’, 61, diplomatic career spanned over two decades, reports. He served as Lithuania’s minister of foreign affairs between 2006 and 2008. […]

Petras Vaitiekūnas

Ambassador to Ukraine says Malaysian crash is part of “Russian war on Ukraine”

The disaster of Malaysia Airlines jetliner is the consequence of Russia’s undeclared war on Ukraine, and “the plane that has been shot down is full responsibility of Russia,” says Lithuanian Ambassador to Ukraine Petras Vaitiekūnas. […]