Seimas elections 2008 night at the Social Democrat HQ

Forming of Government could depend on parties’ speed on ELECTIONS night

Political calculations have great weight in the composition of a coalition government, however a factor that may be surprisingly important is the speed of making contact with potential partners once the votes start coming in, […]


What would Lithuania gain from TTIP?

The transatlantic trade and investment partnership contract (TTIP) would open up markets, reduce bureaucracy and costs and increase competition which would bring benefits to the Lithuanian consumers, according to political scientist Ramūnas Vilpišauskas. However, he […]


Statoil’s rising LNG market share ‘good sign for consumers’ in Lithuania

The increasing share of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Lithuanian market and the decreasing dependence on Russian gas is a good sign for consumers in Lithuania, according to analysts. […]

Ramūnas Vilpišauskas

Baltics should have laid groundwork before asking for NATO troops, expert says

The Baltic states should have verified positions of Allies before submitting the request to NATO to deploy a military brigade in their territories, says Ramūnas Vilpišauskas, the director of Vilnius University’s Institute of International Relations and Political Science. […]