Saulius Skvernelis

Experts on S. Skvernelis’ candidacy: do not see pre-planning and see risks

Last week, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announced his presidential bid. This decision has finalised matters on the political stage. Gitanas Nausėda, S. Skvernelis and Ingrida Šimonytė gather 40% of the vote according to surveys. Another 40% of potential voters are undecided and the remaining 20% is shared by the other candidates. Thus, the number of candidates is growing and the intrigue is rising. How the presidential election campaign will develop and who has the highest chances was discussed by experts on Monday’s LRT Forumas, writes. […]

LRT broadcasting group

CEO of Lithuanian national broadcaster’s portal resigns

Mindaugas Raguotis has stepped down from the post of director of the news portal that is undergoing restructuring. […]

Romas Sadauskas-Kvietkevičius

R. Sadauskas-Kvietkevičius. A revolution is happening in the LSDP, not a generation shift

When the former and current leaders of one of the major parties in the country communicate through public letters, journalists and public commentators experience good times. The same happened to the Homeland Union – Lithuanian […]

Viktoras Pranckietis

On the new Seimas Speaker

58 year old Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union candidate Viktoras Pranckietis has been elected as the new Seimas Speaker. His candidacy was supported by 93 members of Seimas. His opponent, Liberal Eugenijus Gentvilas received 36 votes. […]

Skvernelis during the last TV debate on LRT

ELECTIONS. Analysis. Social policy debate – another victory for the “Peasants”

The “Peasants” (LVŽS) are celebrating their second consecutive debate victory, shows a survey of experts done by after the social policy debate. The “Peasant’s” performance was once again voted as the best, however the lead over the Conservatives (TS-LKD) who were left in second place is only one point. Furthermore most experts agree that G. Landsbergis’ (TS-LKD) closing statement was the strongest, while S. Skvernelis’ (LVŽS) speech was decent, but reading off a paper made for a bad image. […]


ELECTIONS. Debate on demography: a victory for the Conservatives

After the major party debate, experts found the Conservatives (TS-LKD) and the “Peasants” (LVŽS) to have performed the most successfully, earning 33 and 31 points respectively. Meanwhile the Social Democrats (LSDP) left the experts disappointed, […]