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No Lithuanian reps on MEP’s Top-100 list – media

Lithuanian MEPs are among the least-working in the European Parliament, the national television LRT’s program Panorama reports, citing a website analyzing work statistics. […]

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. […]

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 […]

Emmanuel Macron, the French President-elect
European Union

Macron victory will ease Lithuania’s concerns over France’s stance on Russia

The victory by centrist Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential elections will mitigate the concerns in Lithuania over the Paris attitude towards Russia, says Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, director of the Vilnius University’s International Relations and Political Science Institute. […]

Elections to the Seimas 2016

ELECTIONS. Fiercest 2nd round showdowns: expert predictions

The first round of Seimas elections in the single-mandate electoral districts only elected three members of Seimas. The remaining 68 districts will be voting on October 23 in a second round. It will feature the two candidates with the highest vote count in each district. […]