Vytautas Landsbergis
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Vytautas Landsbergis on committees: local parish parties are creating mini-states

“I hope that Kaunas will not declare independence from Lithuania. But such a trend exists looking more broadly at what is happening in Lithuania. The entrenchment of certain groups, which could call themselves parties, committees, parishes or such. In reality, all those committees are small local parties making political deals, sharing power and opportunities, sometimes they are good, but sometimes – selfish,” professor Vytautas Landsbergis says. In his opinion, the entrenchment of local parties, which create mini-states, is dangerous. […]

Vladimiras Laučius
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Vladimiras Laučius. The new Nausėda: lessons from Grybauskaitė and compliments from Butkevičius

A generation of young Lithuanians has nearly grown up, which has from birth listened to musings on whether Gitanas Nausėda will participate in the presidential elections. Already in 2009, kindergarteners probably knew how to draw a sun, their mom and the house under the Pūčkoriai Outcrop. […]

Vytautas Landsbergis
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Vytautas Landsbergis’ wish for the Lithuanian government – less blood, more wisdom

“I hope that things will not be all bad in Lithuania, that we will avoid various collapses, violent actions, against the opposition for example. We are constantly beset by various scandals involving the government, the cabinet. While performing investigations on prior cabinets, it is time to prepare for investigations on this cabinet’s work and mistakes, which may or may not be malicious. There are things to investigate,” professor Vytautas Landsbergis says. On the starting year and what to expect in both domestic and foreign policy, a discussion on Delfi’s Dėmesio Centre with politician Vytautas Landsbergis. […]

Kęstutis Girnius
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Kęstutis Girnius. The changed Lithuanian political landscape

Politics does not stand in place, change is a near constant even if the changes are often insignificant. New political parties emerge, draw voters for a few years and then vanish. The Way of Courage, the National Revival Party, A. PaulauskasNew Union, the Modern Christian Democrat Union, the Lithuanian Freedom Union, the Labour Party, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Labour Party – this is only part of the political parties, which formed after the re-establishment of independence, most forming after the year 2000. […]

Vytautas Landsbergis
Foreign affairs

Lithuania made new friend during papal visit, first leader says

It’s difficult yet for Lithuania to fully understand the meaning of Pope Francis‘ visit, and the Holy Father should leave Lithuania having become its friend, Lithuania’s first post-independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis says. […]

Ramūnas Bogdanas
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R. Bogdanas. What does Kremlin’s sclerosis mean?

The existence of sovereign states in the contemporary world is defined by legal documents, which safeguard sovereignty or independence. Even those breaking international law seek to dress their crimes in legal dress, Ramūnas Bogdanas writes […]

Raimundas Lopata
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Raimundas Lopata. On a conference organised by Vygaudas Ušackas

“Whether we love Vytautas Landsbergis or not, we must admit – particularly in relations with Russia we must be direct and not sugar-coat our words. What do we see nowadays in the professor’s Conservative party, […]