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Is Lithuania right or left wing?

The seventh president after the regaining of independence will definitely be right wing or centre-right. For the first time, there will not be a left wing candidate in the finals. However, is Lithuania a right […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
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R. Lopata: it could appear that we have become a presidential republic

Lithuanian foreign policy is weakened by the fact that all the powers of its formation and implementation are focused in one location – the institution of the president, while its other centres – the cabinet and Seimas are passive, political scientist Raimundas Lopata tells lrt.lt. “Lithuania is a unique country, whose prime ministers do not go to Brussels. It could appear to some that Lithuania has become a presidential republic,” the professor is quoted by lrt.lt. […]

Mindaugas Jurkynas
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Mindaugas Jurkynas. Not waiting for Godot: Lithuania and Poland tomorrow

Last month, the seventh Lithuanian and Polish policy and foreign affairs expert meeting was held in Birštonas. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
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The price of independence: could V. Ušackas‘ turn away from his party become an electoral fiasco?

With former diplomat Vygaudas Ušackas announcing his participation in the presidential elections, political scientists lrt.lt has spoken to all agree that Conservative support would raise the politician’s chances to enter the second round of elections, […]

Gitanas Nausėda
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Gitanas Nausėda: We have lost our compass

According to SEB chief economist dr. Gitanas Nausėda, who leads in the expected future president and most influential business figure ratings, people’s welfare and declining social segregation should be directions for Lithuania’s future because the […]

Skvernelis, Matijošaitis, Nausėda, Ušackas
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Over three years, Nausėda‘s ratings have risen eightfold, Ušackas‘ – ninefold

Six candidates have declared their intent to participate in the 2019 presidential elections: Naglis Puteikis, Aušra Maldeikienė, Valentinas Mazuronis, Petras Auštrevičius, Žygimantas Pavilionis and Vygaudas Ušackas. Of the aforementioned, only Vygaudas Ušackas appears worthy of […]