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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. […]

Virginijus Sinkevičius
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“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. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Gabrielius Landsbergis
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Party clashes: what will frighten the ratings leaders?

The Social Democrats and Order and Justice are the parties, which could draw the closest to the leading Conservatives and “Farmers”, political scientists tell lrt.lt. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
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Ušackas: talks about me being pro-Russian hurt my family, my friends and me

Vygaudas Ušackas announced on September 5 that he would run for the post of Lithuanian president. The politician participated in a discussion about the upcoming elections on the Delfi Dėmesio Centre talk show. Also on […]