Politics

Urbonaitė : I don‘t see anyone willing to burn their political careers

Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė’s statement that upon feeling that the Conservatives Seimas group no longer backs her, she would question her continued leadership of the cabinet has stirred significant emotions and debate. The statement was […]

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Politics

Nausėda‘s conversations with party leaders – the president, seeks allies

There’s still a good eight months to the Seimas elections; however, preparations are ongoing for them not only among the “Farmers”, who declared it but also by the president. Announcing that the election season has […]

Saulius Skvernelis
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Opposition presents a surprise to Skvernelis: PM describes the proposal as anti-constitutional

With the Ministry of Environment remaining without a head for more than three months now, the opposition Social Democratic Seimas group is proposing to legally bind the prime minister to find a minister in 15 days. This has also received support from the Conservatives, however PM Saulius Skvernelis has described the proposal as anti-constitutional. […]

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Politics

In the last 2 years, number of MPs declaring their meetings with interest groups or lobbyists doubles

In the last 2 years, the number of Lithuanian MPs who declare with which interest groups or lobbyists they meet has doubled. Last year, parliamentarians also announced 1,5 times more meetings than in 2017. These figures are reported in research conducted by Transparency International Lithuania, which includes information from manosusitikimai.lt, official work calendars, and personal websites of the parliamentarians. […]

Rimvydas Valatka
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What should be highlighted after this sleepless night for politicians?

Something special should be said on a morning such as this. Indeed, elections, which are the most important for most, were just held. Firstly, important because mayors and municipal council members are the closest to the people of all the branches of government. And second, these elections will change the owners of many offices, Rimvydas Valatka said on Žinių radijas. […]