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. […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis
CORPORATE

Sullen mood in the “bottoms” camp: who could win the presidential elections?

With presidential candidates beginning to line up at the starting line, the ruling Lithuanian Farmer and Greens Union (LVŽS) chairman Ramūnas Karbauskis has spoken up about how their presidential candidate will represent the “bottoms”, not […]

Vilija Blinkevičiūtė
European Union

Blinkevičiūtė ranks as most active Lithuanian MEP, Tomaszewski as least active

Social Democrat Vilija Blinkevičiūtė continues to rank as the most active Lithuanian member of the European Parliament and Waldemar Tomaszewski, leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania–Christian Families Alliance (EAPL-CFA), remains the least active, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reported on Tuesday, citing data from Mepranking.eu. […]

Stasys Jakeliūnas, Ingrida Šimonytė
CORPORATE

I. Šimonytė: A. Kubilius and I are the consequence of the crisis

With calls in Seimas to review whether during Andrius Kubilius‘ term as prime minister in 2009-2012, borrowing from commercial banks did not cause widespread damage to the state, MP Ingrida Šimonytė retorts that this question […]