Ingrida Šimonytė
Politics

Lithuania’s TS-LKD picks Šimonytė as presidential candidate

Lithuania’s opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) has picked MP and former Finance Minister Ingrida Šimonytė as the party’s presidential candidate in a primary election held over the weekend. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
Politics

Ušackas calls on Lithuania to join EU military force, Šimonytė sees no easy answer

Vygaudas Ušackas, a former diplomat seeking the Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats (HU-LCD) nomination to run in next year’s presidential election, calls on Lithuania to join a European military intervention force initiative launched by some EU member states. […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
Foreign affairs

Ušackas plans to seek establishment of US army base in Lithuania

Ambassador Vygaudas Ušackas, a presidential candidate, plans to seek the establishment of an American military base in Lithuania, aimed at deterring Russia. […]

G. Nausėda, I. Šimonytė, V. Ušackas
Politics