Lithuania

Will there be new “saviours”? What should be expected from the 2020 Seimas elections

“Lithuanian elect “saviours” primarily due to disappointment,” political scientist Kęstutis Girnius commented on Lithuanians‘ electoral preferences in the lead up to the nearing 2020 Seimas elections, Viktorija Rimaitė, wrote in Lrytas.lt The Labour Party (DP), […]

Presidential Palace
Lithuania

Vytautas Bruveris. The storm from the political scene has also entered the Presidential Palace

Took away a gunpowder barrel from beneath the nation’s behind. This was the explanation of Vilnius Mayor R. Šimašius for his decision to secretly strip the Nazi administration official and anti-Soviet post-war resistance figure J. […]

Skvernelis and Karbauskis
Lithuania

Evaluation of Farmer’s situation: it will split, some of them will go to Skvernelis

The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union no longer have its Speaker of the Parliament nor their Prime Minister, says Saulius Spurga. The situation of the Farmers and Greens is becoming more complicated: the party […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis
Lithuania

New (old) ruling coalition: trade without rules in the political market

The parties that are forming a ruling coalition announced on June 20 they had concluded negotiations on supposedly the most important factors – programme points. That said, this conclusion is somewhat odd. That is because […]