Kęstutis Girnius
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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. […]

Ingrida Šimonytė, Saulius Skvernelis, Gitanas Nausėda
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The final riddle in the presidential candidate ratings

Ingrida Šimonytė‘s ratings have risen significantly, bringing her to the second place in the presidential candidate ratings. The ratings of the other most popular candidates are stagnating, a survey by Spinter Tyrimai shows. According to […]

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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, Gabrielius Landsbergis and Saulius Skvernelis
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Newest ratings: in the background of political bickering – bad news for the cabinet

The two opposing political forces – the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) and the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS) maintain their positions, but in the evaluations of the cabinet, signs of institutional […]

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Politics

Lithuanian socdems call for ratification of Istanbul Convention

The opposition Social Democratic Party of Lithuania is calling for the ratification of the Council of Europe’s Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence (Istanbul Convention), the party’s resolution, adopted on Saturday, states. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Visvaldas Matijošaitis and Gitanas Nausėda
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Asking the people, who could be presidential candidates

With public opinion and market research centre Vimorus inquired, who could run for president, people chiefly mentioned three names: Gitanas Nausėda, Saulius Skvernelis and Visvaldas Matijošaitis. It is specifically this trio, which has been leading […]