Angela Merkel, Donaldas Trump

US and Western Europe’s disagreements: whom should Lithuania stand by?

“Solely Brussels is no good, but solely Washington is also no good. […] It is necessary to manoeuvre between the two positions,” political scientist Virgis Valentinavičius says, commenting on how Lithuania should act in the […]

In the Seimas

A year after the Seimas election – hopes were left in the ballot boxes

A year ago citizens elected the new Seimas, driven by great expectations. While the majority talks of a vast number of achievements, their political opponents are sceptical of the things done, Lietuvos Žinios reported. Upon […]

President Dalia Grybauskaitė July 7, 2017

Eight years of President Grybauskaitė – more praise than criticism

Today marks eight years of President Dalia Grybauskaitė in the post of head of state. In recent years of her second term she continued to adhere to her style and methods of work – criticizing […]

Elections to the Seimas

New ratings – concerning trends

Bad news for the LiberalsIf elections were to happen next Sunday, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LPGU) would triumph in it following its continued rise in popularity. Political scientist Virgis Valentinavičius warns that the […]

Virgis Valentinavičius, Gabrielius Landsbergis

Conservatives need a new message and a unifying leader?

Now is a suitable time for the Homeland Union to take care of its unity, seek a new core message and perhaps – a new chairman. Such was the view of political scientist Virgis Valentinavičius talking to […]