Farmers' political faction in the Seimas

Several “Farmers” already seeking shelter elsewhere

The majority Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) group is in a bad mood. With reforms delayed, decreasing ratings and rising divisions, the example of former members who migrated away is becoming ever more appealing. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis ir Saulius Skvernelis © DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

What is the real reason behind Skvernelis’ and Karbauskis’ squabbles?

Even though not even six months have passes since the Parliament elections, the unity which was then demonstrated by Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) leaders Ramūnas Karbauskis and Saulius Skvernelis relationship has hit a […]

Waldemar Tomaszewski

On attempts to dismantl Tomaszewski‘s monopoly on ethnic minorities

A part of members of Seimas are considering the possibility to reduce the vote requirement for parties based on ethnic minorities. According to one of the idea‘s backers Andrius Kubilius of the Conservatives, this would […]

Povilas Urbšys, Algirdas Sysas

Sysas – this was a test for the “Peasants” and they failed it

With Darius Petrošius withdrawing his candidacy for the post of Minister of Justice, the Social Democrats have proposed Julius Sabatauskas. Ramūnas Karbauskis, however, has announced that he will not present this candidacy for the president. […]