European Union

Lithuanians among most optimistic about EU future

The latest Eurobarometer survey has shown that an overall majority of Lithuanians (92 percent) have a positive opinion about the impact of the European Union‘s (EU) regional policy projects on regional growth in the country. Lithuanians are also very optimistic about the EU’s future, their new currency euro, and also feel increasingly more European. […]

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Less scepticism about situation in Lithuania

Four percent fewer people think the situation in Lithuania is bad, compared to survey results from last year, although scepticism grew 3 percent from the previous month. According to a survey this September, 34% of adult respondents thought that the situation in Lithuania was getting better, while 65% said that situation was getting worse. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius

Lithuania’s incumbent MP most popular candidate to continue in the post

With a full year still remaining until the next Lithuanian parliamentary elections, incumbent Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius retains high approving rates. The majority of surveyed voters, 20.9 percent, believe he would be the best candidate for prime minister, a recent survey showed. […]


Trust in Lithuania’s law enforcement at 15-year high

People’s trust in law enforcement, including the police, prosecutors and courts, in Lithuania is now the highest in 15 years, according to the results of a public survey, published on Saturday. […]

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Most Lithuanian companies think geopolitical tensions will not affect business

The first results of the Survey of Lithuania’s Non-financial Enterprises show that most entrepreneurs believe the events in Ukraine will not affect or will affect only insignificantly the financial situation and their ability to repay loans. During the study, the heads or financiers of around 500 enterprises in different business sectors were surveyed, the Bank of Lithuania reports. […]

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Most Russians want stability, not reforms, poll suggests

“Ensuring stability rather than carrying out reforms,” a majority of respondents said during a public opinion survey conducted by the Public Opinion Fund (FOM) with the aim to find out what the population thought about the main task of the Russian authorities. […]