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Gintautas Paluckas

SocDems won't be 'easy and obedient' coalition partners - Paluckas

The Social Democrats will no longer be "easy, accessible and obedient partners who have no priorities of their own" in the ruling coalition, Gintautas Paluckas, the newly-elected leader of the Social Democratic Party (LSDP), said on Tuesday.
Saulius Skvernelis

PM calls on new SocDem leader to 'return to reality'

Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that he does not plan to meet with Gintautas Paluckas in the near future and calls on the newly-elected leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP) "to return to reality".
Kaunas' Universities

PM expects Government to decide on university network overhaul next week

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis expects that the Cabinet will next week decide on a plan for streamlining the network of scientific and educational institutions.
Presidential escort in Vilnius

Lithuanian politicians, officials train to work under crisis conditions

The Lithuanian Defense Ministry, together with American experts, on Tuesday is holding a so-called simulated tabletop exercise for the country's politicians and heads of the authorities responsible for security.
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