Gintautas Paluckas

SocDem MPs not allowed by presidium to sign deal with Farmers

The presidium of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) decided on Thursday not to give the green light for the party’s lawmakers to sign a deal on joint work with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Unions (LFGU) until the party’s council makes a final decision on whether or not to withdraw from the ruling coalition. […]

Gintautas Paluckas ir Gabrielius Landsbergis

Landsbergis – the Social Democrats are the “Farmer’s” chief opposition

“We see the Social Democrats as being in a very convenient situation – being in the coalition, not voting for strategic reform, occupying the posts of ministers and committee chairmen, using all the privileges, but […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis ir Gintautas Paluckas

Analysis of Karbauskis’ ultimatum to the Social Democrats

Chairman of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) Ramūnas Karbauskis isn’t backing down: will demand that the Social Democrats support all the proposed restrictions on the alcohol sales. Otherwise, R. Karbauskis warns that there […]

President D. Grybauskaitė

President: what matters are reforms, not stability of Government

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that it is not important for her whether or not the ruling coalition is stable and expects that the opposition will support the government’s key reforms. […]