Dalia Grybauskaitė

R. Lopata: it could appear that we have become a presidential republic

Lithuanian foreign policy is weakened by the fact that all the powers of its formation and implementation are focused in one location – the institution of the president, while its other centres – the cabinet and Seimas are passive, political scientist Raimundas Lopata tells lrt.lt. “Lithuania is a unique country, whose prime ministers do not go to Brussels. It could appear to some that Lithuania has become a presidential republic,” the professor is quoted by lrt.lt. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Public relations specialist: Skvernelis and journalists’ relations reach the Cold War stage

The recent scandal with the cabinet deciding to not open up the Centre of Registers‘ data up to news media shows, according to political scientist Šarūnas Liekis that the government still hasn’t learnt to consult […]

Saulius Skvernelis and Visvaldas Matijošaitis

Lithuanian favourites surfacing: “Farmers” may have a plan B

Saulius Skvernelis is increasingly viewed as suitable for the post of prime minister, but in presidential candidate ratings, he is increasingly far behind the favourite candidate, economist Gitanas Nausėda. Based on a Spinter Tyrimai survey […]

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Dialogue with Russia – what may have to be sacrificed?

Based on Vilnius University Institute of International Relations and Political Science (VU TSPMI) lecturer Laurynas Jonavičius attempts to initiate political dialogue with Russia can be beneficial to the West and with Donald Trump taking the […]