Goverment of Lithuania
Lithuania

Unprecedented sights in government: lost in their own deals

The political flea market has gained so much momentum that even the traders themselves seem to have gotten lost in the deals they are making. We probably have never before seen so many exotic sights, […]

Saulius Skvernelis, Ramūnas Karbauskis
Politics

Security institutions urged to react following LRT investigation, S. Skvernelis sees no issue

That the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union is backed by the shareholders of various companies is a circumvention of the law, which not only the Central Electoral Commission (VRK) should take interest in, but also security institutions, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats Seimas group member Gintarė Skaistė told LRT Radio, lrt.lt writes. Nevertheless, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis sees no issue: “We live in a country under the rule of law. None of the companies have been sentenced or have been compromised. The party itself will decide, what donations to accept or not accept, whether you want it or not.” […]

At Ukraine's Independence Day rally in Vilnius
Central/Eastern Europe

Lithuanian MEPs to challenge Kremlin in the name of Eastern Partnership

Can the EU strengthen its relationships with its Eastern Partnership countries and encourage them to drift toward the West if it hasn’t established a unified and most importantly – firm – policy regarding Russia? It […]

Vygaudas Ušackas
CORPORATE

Ušackas: talks about me being pro-Russian hurt my family, my friends and me

Vygaudas Ušackas announced on September 5 that he would run for the post of Lithuanian president. The politician participated in a discussion about the upcoming elections on the Delfi Dėmesio Centre talk show. Also on […]

Visvaldas Matijošaitis, Gitanas Nausėda, Saulius Skvernelis
CORPORATE

Lithuanians seek a very specific president after Grybauskaitė

Lithuanians want an oligarch, they would be prepared to vote for Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis in the presidential elections if he runs. Meanwhile other business representatives currently do not have any great chances in the […]