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Parties take to decisive battle over municipalities: some hope to maintain positions, others aim for records

With little time left to the municipal and direct mayoral elections, political party leaders are pondering, which city and region bastions they will hold on to and where they have chances to break through. The Social Democrats, Liberal Movement and Order and Justice Party remain modest both about increases in their mayors and council members, while the Conservatives and “Farmers”, who remain the most popular parties, believe that they could reach historical victories in the elections, lrt.lt writes. […]

Rita Tamašunienė, Valdemaras Tomaševskis
Politics

Polish politicians present their vision: large children’s money and free medicine for seniors

On Tuesday, the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Union (LLRA-KŠS) organised a press conference in Seimas, where they presented their position on joining the coalition government. According to the party’s representatives, so far a decision on joining has not been made and everything depends on the majority’s reception of the LLRA-KŠS’ proposals. […]

Lech Kaczynski
Foreign affairs

Street named after late Polish President Kaczynski unveiled in Vilnius

A sign marking a Vilnius street named after late Polish President Lech Kaczynski has been unveiled on Thursday. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania-Poland relations develop in good direction – Polish deputy foreign minister

Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Andrzej Papierz says that relations between Lithuania and Poland are being developed in a positive direction. […]

Valdemar Tomaševski
Politics

Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania refuses to join ruling majority

The Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania–Christian Families Alliance (LLRA-KŠS) refuses to join the ruling coalition of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) and the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labor Party (LSDDP) as it was not offered any ministerial portfolios, the Lrt.lt news website reported on Tuesday. […]

Viktor Uspaskich
Politics

Labor party’s popularity up, liberals’ down – survey

The Labor Party‘s popularity in Lithuania is rising after its founder Viktor Uspaskich took the lead again. Meanwhile, a report published by the State Security Department has pushed the liberals’ rating down, a new survey shows. […]