Vytautas Landsbergis
CORPORATE

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. […]

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. […]

Kęstutis Girnius
CORPORATE

Kęstutis Girnius. A new president will change very little

While the presidential elections will be held in only May, the unofficial electoral campaign has started. Some politicians have declared their candidacies, others have yet to make their final decision. The number of potential candidates […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Politics

Lithuanian president named most influential politician – surveys

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė remains the most influential politician in the country, the delfi.lt news website reports. […]

Dalai Lama and Vytautas Landsbergis
Foreign affairs

Eight Lithuanian MPs, Landsbergis meet with Dalai Lama

Eight members of the Seimas and Lithuania’s first post-independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis met with the Dalai Lama in Vilnius on Thursday morning. […]