Ramūnas Karbauskis

R. Karbauskis wants changes in his party: R. Baškienė and A. Nekrošius to no longer be his deputies

With the Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) congress nearing, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis has spoken to party members, proposing to halve the number of LVŽS deputies. The party chairman would like to not longer have Seimas first Vice Speaker Rima Baškienė and Seimas Vice Speaker Arvydas Nekrošius as his deputies, LRT’s Laba Diena, Lietuva reports, according to lrt.lt. […]

Virginijus Sinkevičius

“Farmers” bring out their secret weapon in the Vilnius mayor elections

Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) deputy chairman, Minister of Economy Virginijus Sinkevičius confirmed to lrt.lt that part of the LVŽS Vilnius city branch has offered him to run for Vilnius mayor in next year’s municipal elections. V. Sinkevičius has not yet revealed whether he would like to participate in the elections, however he assures that the office of minister of finance would not preclude him from being a candidate, lrt.lt writes. […]

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Gabrielius Landsbergis. The weakening state under Skvernelis’s leadership

It’s summertime. Come to think of it, we could well change into swimming gear, kick off our shoes and relax at the seaside, like Boniface the lion did in a famous cartoon. This is what […]

Seimas hall
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s LFGU MPs want annex on GMO, beef in CETA

The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union suggest ratifying the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on a condition that it will include Lithuania’s statement on imports of genetically modified organisms and hormone-treated beef. […]

Workers at a meet factory

Seimas passes amended new Labour Code

The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday passed amendments to the country’s new Labour Code, which was adopted last year but will come into force in July. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas

Farmers are drunk on power

Lithuanian radio journalist asked the Minister of Health Aurelius Veryga whether he considered the consequences that will result in further bans on alcohol market. “What consequences?” a sincere amazement was heard. But this wasn’t asked […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Skvernelis’ test for Karbauskis: signatures have already been gathered

Political group of farmers and greens is not united. That was publicly admitted by the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, even though the party leader Ramūnas Karbauskis likes to emphasize unity.Opinions in this group differ in […]