Kęstutis Girnius
CORPORATE

Kęstutis Girnius. The changed Lithuanian political landscape

Politics does not stand in place, change is a near constant even if the changes are often insignificant. New political parties emerge, draw voters for a few years and then vanish. The Way of Courage, the National Revival Party, A. PaulauskasNew Union, the Modern Christian Democrat Union, the Lithuanian Freedom Union, the Labour Party, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labour Party – this is only part of the political parties, which formed after the re-establishment of independence, most forming after the year 2000. […]

No Picture
Foreign affairs

At A. Guoga’s initiative, 27 MEPs urge Amazon Inc. to halt sales of Soviet symbols

At the initiative of MEP Antanas Guoga, 27 MEPs have called on the CEO of Amazon Inc. Jeff Bezos in an open letter, urging to cease sale of goods featuring Soviet symbols on the Amazon online shopping platform. The appeal was signed by MEPs from Lithuania, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Croatia, Latvia, the UK, Slovakia, Estonia, Finland, Portugal, Hungary and Spain, who represent the main political groups. […]

Ramūnas Karbauskis and Gabrielius Landsbergis
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Gap between party ratings leaders widens

In October, public support for the ruling “Farmer” party declined, however despite significant criticism, PM Saulius Skvernelis‘ support remained stable and confidence in the cabinet even grew, Spinter Tyrimai data shows. A survey performed by […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Politics

Lithuanian president named most influential politician – surveys

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė remains the most influential politician in the country, the delfi.lt news website reports. […]

Gabrielius Landsbergis, Ramūnas Karbauskis, Andrius Palionis and Eugenijus Gentvilas
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Newest ratings: leaders surface, unfazed by scandals

The scandals, which seem to come every day, linked to both the “Farmers” and the Conservatives, have failed to cause significant harm to either party’s ratings. Meanwhile the new Social Democrat Labour Party of Gediminas […]

Gintautas Paluckas
Politics

SocDems to propose candidate for president, Paluckas not to run for EP

The Lithuanian Social Democratic Party will propose a candidate for the 2019 presidential elections, the party’s council decided at its meeting on Saturday. […]