In the Seimas

Govt favours cutting MP seats, bringing general election date forward

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday voiced its support for a proposal currently under debate in the Seimas to cut the number of seats in the parliament and to hold general elections earlier than in October. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis

Karbauskis: ‘Peasants’ group in Seimas ‘united as never before’

The political group of the ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU) in the Seimas is united as never before, Ramūnas Karbauskis, its leader, said on Wednesday. […]

The Seimas Hall

Seimas starts debates on cutting MP seats, moving general elections to spring

The Lithuanian parliament started on Thursday debates on constitutional amendments aimed at cutting the number of seats in the Seimas from 141 to 101 and moving the date of general elections from October to March. […]

Elections to the Seimas

New ratings – concerning trends

Bad news for the LiberalsIf elections were to happen next Sunday, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) would triumph in it following its continued rise in popularity. Political scientist Virgis Valentinavičius warns that the […]

Russian Federation Ambassador to Lithuania Alexander Udaltsovand the Seimas' Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis

Lithuania, Russia should start with improving atmosphere of bilateral relations – envoy

Russia’s State Duma should set up a group for inter-parliamentary relations with Lithuania in the near future and the two countries’ lawmakers should start with improving the atmosphere of bilateral relations, Russia‘s ambassador to Vilnius said on Monday. […]