Friday, April 28, 2017 13:35
MP Gintaras Steponavičius is withdrawing from the Lithuanian Liberal Movement and its political group after suspicions of abuse of powers, however, will keep his MP mandate.
Friday, April 28, 2017 12:10
Leadership of the Lithuanian Liberal Movement have urged Gintaras Steponavičius to resign from the parliament and the party after being faced with suspicions, Renaldas Vaisbrodas, the party's executive secretary said.
Friday, April 28, 2017 11:35
Suspicions in case of political corruption have been brought against MP Gintaras Steponavičius of the Lithuanian Liberal Movement, the Special Investigation Service (STT) and the party's secretariat confirmed to BNS.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 15:31
Saulius Skvernelis, prime minister delegated by the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, says that the plans of moving the ministries of Environment and Agriculture to Kaunas had not been discarded, regardless of the party's group voting against the proposal of the conservatives earlier on Thursday.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 15:08
The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday rejected a proposal to relocate the ministries for environment and agriculture from the capital of Vilnius to the second-biggest city of Kaunas.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 10:19
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that he sees no reasons for the ruling coalition of the Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) and the Social Democratic Party (LSDP) to break up.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 09:28
Gintautas Paluckas, the newly-elected leader of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LSDP), said after Wednesday's meeting with the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) leaders that relations with the coalition partners had improved.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 14:29
The decision taken by Lithuanian prosecutors not to open a probe against him shows the political retribution attempts in the parliament, says MP Mindaugas Bastys.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 13:08
The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office told BNS on Wednesday it had refused opening a pre-trial investigation into MP Mindaugas Bastys' assistance to a foreign country to act against Lithuania.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:52
The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, the largest party in the country's parliament, will unanimously vote to strip MP Mindaugas Bastys of the Social Democrats of his MP mandate, says LFGU leader and group elder Ramūnas Karbauskis.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:18
The traditional March of the Living will take place at the Paneriai Memorial in Vilnius on Wednesday to honor the memory of victims of the Holocaust.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:09
The Lithuanian parliament's commission plans to decide on Wednesday on proposing impeachment against MP Kęstutis Pūkas charged with sexual harassment.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 14:49
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has dismissed as "exchange of rhetoric" the public statements about coalition relations by the leaders of two leading parties, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and the newly-elected chairman of the Social Democratic Party Gintautas Paluckas.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 13:46
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.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 13:05
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".
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:20
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:33
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.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 10:13
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.
Monday, April 24, 2017 16:48
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Future scenarios of Europe will depend upon the choice made by France, Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said in comment of the results of the first round of voting in French presidential elections where pro-European candidate Emmanuel Macron came in narrowly ahead of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.
Monday, April 24, 2017 15:57
After the Lithuanian parliament decided that Social Democratic MP Mindaugas Bastys acted against Lithuania's interests, he should give up the mandate to avoid further damage to himself and the party, says the Social Democratic Party's new leader Gintautas Paluckas.