OPINION

The movement behind Trump and Brexit rises in LithuaniaCORP

Friday, January 20, 2017 10:58
Preparations to the President - elect Donald Trump inauguration
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Remembering the 2008 bubble after warnings of a heating housing marketCORP

Friday, January 20, 2017 10:26
Market participants always find explanations why the real estate bubble is not expanding states economist Nerijus Mačiulis. However that it is not happening is displayed not just by various arguments, but also objective metrics.

Revealing the nation‘s sore – emigration or disease instead of service to the countryCORP

Thursday, January 19, 2017 16:45
Conscripts
P. Čilinsko nuotr.
The idea to implement universal military conscription has revealed the nation‘s sore. With Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis announcing that universal conscription where all youths leaving school would be called to serve being potentially implemented from 2019, calculations have appeared that the number of those suitable to serve would only reach 6,000.

Minister of Economy explains how he will make state owned companies more transparentCORP

Thursday, January 19, 2017 15:18
Mindaugas Sinkevičius
DELFI (A.Ufarto nuotr.)

More clarity regarding Brexit – bad news for immigrantsCORP

Thursday, January 19, 2017 14:18
Peterborough, the UK
DELFI (R.Lukaitytės nuotr.)

Karbauskis – I am no liarCORP

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 18:26
Ramūnas Karbauskis at the DELFI TV conference with reporter Eglė Samoškaitė
DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij
Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) Chairman Ramūnas Karbauskis assured in a Delfi conference that he and member of Seimas Greta Kildišienė are “only tied by work relations”. The politician also explained why his family lives abroad and assured he is no liar.

Why Karbauskis refuses to reveal details the rental car deal?CORP

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 16:09
Ramūnas Karbauskis, Greta Kildišienė
DELFI / Kiril Čachovskij

SoDra reform according to R. KuodisCORP

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 16:52
Raimondas Kuodis
DELFI (K. Čachovskio nuotr.)

V. Laučius – how to be friends with RussiaCORP

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 13:23
The comrades of the Seimas Speaker who advertised himself with the Russian ambassador Aleksandr Udalcov on the eve of January 13 – Kęstutis Smirnovas and Dainius Kepenis – stress that it is necessary to warm the currently chilly relations with Russia and be friends. In their opinion this should firstly be done in terms of culture, sports and public opinion formation.

Saudargas – we've already lost liberal voters attracted by LandsbergisCORP

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 11:03
Paulius Saudargas
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
The Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrat (TS-LKD) party’s problems have remained throughout the leadership of both Andrius Kubilius and Gabrielius Landsbergis and without changes at the very top leadership the Conservatives will not eradicate their flaws. This is what one of the candidates to party chairmanship Paulius Saudargas.

Belarus will not forget RussiaCORP

Monday, January 16, 2017 12:50
Belarus President A. Lukashenko and Russian President V. Putin
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Referred to by some as "Europe's last dictatorship," Belarus has long had a complicated relationship with the European Union. The country has many of the hallmarks of a security state and has maintained one of the most restrictive visa policies for tourists, especially those from the West.

DefMin Karoblis – soldiers need to be trained in the army, not at schoolsCORP

Monday, January 16, 2017 12:40
Vytautas Jonas Žukas, Raimundas Karoblis
DELFI / Andrius Ufartas
Based on the implementation of Russian deterrence, a tank and AFV brigade from the United States has already reached Poland from where it will proceed to Lithuania. Despite Russian protests, this year a NATO battalion led by the German armed forces will be deployed in Lithuania.

Kirkilas – Russia wants neither Trump, nor Clinton – it wants a weak AmericaCORP

Friday, January 13, 2017 20:07
The coming 45th President of the United States of America Donald Trump could be the first to end up in a major conflict with his own country’s intelligence services. On Wednesday he did concede that Russia is the country which performed hacks of the Democrat party’s computer systems. He did not, however, admit that Vladimir Putin was aiming to influence election results in his favour. D. Trump also categorically denied reports from CNN and the Buzz Feed that V. Putin could have compromising information regarding Trump.

Girnius – the upcoming presidential election will be differentCORP

Friday, January 13, 2017 14:07
Kęstutis Girnius
DELFI (A.Ufarto nuotr.)

Will Landsbergis hold on to the Conservative throne?CORP

Thursday, January 12, 2017 16:57
Gabrielius Landsbergis
DELFI / Andrius Ufartas

Lithuania to do all it can to reset ties with Poland - ForMin

Thursday, January 12, 2017 12:01
Polish national colours and the Lithuanian flags
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)
Lithuania will do everything it can to "reset" its relations with neighboring Poland, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Thursday.

Interview with heads of armed forces on universal conscription and moreCORP

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 15:34
Lithuania's soldiers
DELFI (M. Ažušilio nuotr.)

Political parties' chairmanships crisis – who is next?CORP

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 12:43
Gabrielius Landsbergis, Mindaugas Jackevičius, Eglė Samoškaitė ir Algirdas Butkevičius
DELFI montažas

Jewish community‘s efforts – still fruitlessCORP

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 17:43
Faina Kukliansky
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)

“Peasant” and Social Democrat union – who feels “uncomfortable”?CORP

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 13:31
Algirdas Butkevičius ir Ramūnas Karbauskis
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)
After long meetings with both the Conservatives and Social Democrats, on November 9 the winner of the Seimas elections, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union signed a coalition agreement with the Social Democrats.

Where the Kremlin’s influence is largest – how to reduce isolation?CORP

Monday, January 9, 2017 16:55
Polish and Lithuanian flags
DELFI (K.Čachovskio nuotr.)

The greatest issue for R. Karbauskis and the “Peasants”CORP

Monday, January 9, 2017 13:56
Ramūnas Karbauskis
DELFI (R. Achmedovo nuotr.)
The Peasant and Greens Union along with its large batch of non-partisan candidates won the Seimas elections, with a number of the new members of Seimas having already requested to become party members. But this is not enough.

Laying the foundation for a TESLA gigafactory in Lithuania (1)CORP

Friday, January 6, 2017 14:27
Discussion on how to attract a Tesla Motors gigafactory to Lithuania
DELFI (K. Čachovskio nuotr.)
A day after the Tesla Motors lithium accumulator factory opened in Nevada, government and business representatives met for a discussion of the potential to build such a gigafactory in Lithuania as well.

On Tax Inspection scandalCORP

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:53
Dainoras Bradauskas, the head of the Lithuanian State Tax Inspectorate, may have committed disciplinary misconduct, the Special Investigation Service (STT) said on January 4.

Some SocDems snap – coalition with “Peasants” needs to be reviewedCORP

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:36
Algirdas Butkevičius ir Ramūnas Karbauskis
DELFI (D.Pipo nuotr.)