Ramūnas Karbauskis
CORPORATE

LRT Investigation. R. Karbauskis’ secretive business in Belarus. What did the politician seek to hide?

The LRT Investigation Department has uncovered another Russian partner to Agrokoncernas. Fertiliser is also imported from the fertiliser factory Kuibyshev Azot, which is managed and whose shareholder is a member of Vladimir Putin’s United Russia, Viktor Gerasimenko. The head of the fertiliser factory supported V. Putin during the presidential elections and several years ago successfully ran in regional elections together with United Russia. The only shareholder of Agrokoncernas, “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis sees no issue with such business partnerships, lrt.lt writes. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas
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Ramūnas Bogdanas. Skvernelis’ godfather Paksas visits Putin

When the Order and Justice party negotiated with the then still whole Social Democrats to join the latter’s’ coalition, the usual division of posts proceeded. Order and Justice received the post of minister of the interior. It turned out that among them, they lacked a politician capable of handling this difficult office; after all, this minister handles both public order matters, the police and municipalities. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas
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R. Bogdanas. Klaipėda and aggression on the Kerch straits

To sit down with the US president and split the world – this is V. Putin’s great dream. A 20 minute long talk was to be held between the two leaders in Buenos Aires during a G-20 meeting and after – two hour negotiations including delegations. All that remains of this is one question that D. Trump posed to V. Putin as he was walking. This question was not about Syria, not about intermediate distance rockets. It was about the attack on Ukrainians on Kerch straits. […]

Mindaugas Jurkynas
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Mindaugas Jurkynas. Not waiting for Godot: Lithuania and Poland tomorrow

Last month, the seventh Lithuanian and Polish policy and foreign affairs expert meeting was held in Birštonas. […]

Indrė Makaraitytė
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I. Makaraitytė. What can Saulius, Jūris and Maris give B. Netanyahu?

The Israeli prime minister came to Lithuania with a clear proposal that he did not sugar-coat or conceal. However, in Lithuania he was met by three confused prime ministers, jaws dropped in surprise and… uncoordinated […]

Robert Van Voren
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Political earthquakes and tsunamis ahead

Self-love is a balloon inflated with wind, whence tempests emerge when it has been pricked Voltaire, 1747 Virtually no day passes without some shocking news. I am not referring to military conflicts, and natural disasters, […]

Bank of Lithuania
Politics

Bank of Lithuania to look into additional info on VIA SMS Group

The Bank of Lithuania will analyze additional information on VIA SMS Group after Arvydas Anušauskas, a member of the Lithuanian parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defense, representing the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, said earlier the Latvian-capital business group VIA SMS Group in Lithuania includes people who have direct ties with the owners of the collapsed Parex bank. […]

Valdemar Tomaševski
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Unconditional love comes to an end: the price of flirting with the Kremlin will be highly unpleasant for Polish Lithuanian politicians

Lithuanian – Polish relations are experiencing a certain breakthrough. For long years, the bilateral agenda was dictated by questions of the Polish minority, however in the past year, clear changes can be seen – the […]