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CEO of Lithuanian national broadcaster's portal resigns 1 d.

Mindaugas Raguotis has stepped down from the post of director of the lrt.lt news portal that is undergoing restructuring.

Lithuania's national broadcaster LRT restructuring portal, chief editor cites threats 1 d.

Top management of the Lithuanian national broadcaster LRT has started restructuring the news portal lrt.lt, which will be the duty of the LRT Internet Department currently under development.

Šakalytė resigns as Lithuanian health vice-minister 1 d.

Gintarė Šakalytė , Lithuania's deputy health minister in charge of personal healthcare matters and EU investment projects, is stepping down.

Lithuanian ruling party's leader aims to control public broadcaster - LRT CEO 1 d.

Audrius Siaurusevičius , the director general of Lithuanian Radio and Television ( LRT ), says that plans by Ramūnas Karbauskis , the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), to make public LRT documents made available to lawmakers prove that the politician seeks to...

January 18 d., 2018

Rating data of Lithuania's conservatives, LFGU differ – Delfi/Spinter poll 2 d.

The popularity of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union and the opposition conservatives battling at the top of the country's most popular parties remains unchanged for now, according to a poll conducted by Spinter Tyrimai (Spinter Surveys) and published on delfi.lt news portal.

January 17 d., 2018

Lithuania's new government chancellor seen as good administrator, not innovator 3 d.

Algirdas Stončaitis who replaced his shoulder-straps of a police officer for a suit a few years ago is Wednesday again becoming the right-hand man to Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis – the man from western Lithuania is taking the post of governmental chancellor, although his...

Lithuanian opposition launch parliamentary inquiry in farmland owned by Karbauskis' businesses 3 d.

The Lithuanian opposition is initiating a parliamentary inquiry into the farmland owned by businesses and family members of Ramūnas Karbauskis , the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union .

Lituania's LFGU back on top of popularity list - BNS/RAIT poll 3 d.

The ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union has gotten slightly ahead of the opposition conservatives on the popularity list, topping it again, shows a survey conducted by RAIT pollster for BNS.

January 16 d., 2018

Lithuanian prosecutors start probe over land owned by Karbauskis' concern (Updated) 4 d.

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office on Tuesday decided to open an investigation into media reports about the business owned by Ramūnas Karbauskis , the leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union , and his family members.

Lithuania's STT launches probe on e-health project 4 d.

Lithuania's Special Investigation Service (STT) has opened a pre-trial investigation into possible abuse based on the conclusions of the parliamentary Anti-Corruption Commission about creation of the electronic health system.

National audit office wants info from LRT before deciding on audit 4 d.

The Lithuanian National Audit Office (NAO) intends to ask the Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT) Council for information about LRT 's activities and risks and external audits before deciding on whether to carry out an audit of the public broadcaster.

Court rules Vilnius Mayor Šimašius wrongfully dismissed Darius Udrys from Go Vilnius 4 d.

A three-member panel of judges of Vilnius County Court decided on Monday to satisfy, in part, Darius Udrys ’ appeal of a lower court’s decision regarding his dismissal from the position of Director of Go Vilnius , the official development agency of the City of Vilnius.

President criticizes Seimas over LRT commission 4 d.

President Dalia Grybauskaitė criticized on Monday the Seimas for setting up a special commission for parliamentary scrutiny of Lithuanian Radio and Television ( LRT ), saying that the public broadcaster's financial activities could be probed by the National Audit Office or the Public...

January 15 d., 2018

Seimas probe aims to leak info from Lithuanian public broadcaster's contracts - LRT CEO 5 d.

Audrius Siaurusevičius , the director general of Lithuanian Radio and Television ( LRT ), says that parliamentarians have set up a commission parliamentary scrutiny of the public broadcaster with the aim of leaking information to the media.

Seimas set to scrutinize national broadcaster's financial operations 5 d.

Lithuania's parliament on Friday decided to conduct a parliamentary scrutiny of the economic, financial and management operations of the national broadcaster, Lithuanian Radio and Television ( LRT ).

Seimas to decide on alcohol ads in foreign magazines in spring 5 d.

Lithuania's parliament will discuss in spring whether alcohol advertisement should be allowed in foreign publications distributed in the country.

Vilnius mayor wants square next to Russian Embassy named after Russian democracy 5 d.

Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has proposed naming a square next to the Russian Embassy after Russian democracy.

Seimas passes bill to vet large deals by strategic companies 5 d.

A special government commission in Lithuania will be able to vet state-owned and privately-owned strategic enterprises' deals exceeding 10 percent of their annual revenue.