A corruption case involving the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority and Latvia's bridge construction company Latvijas Tilti has reached court in Klaipeda.
Leaders of the embattled Liberal Movement dismiss the influence peddling and bribery suspicions as interpretations, pleading not guilty and saying that the bribes only benefited the party's former chairman Eligijus Masiulis, ex-MP Sarunas Gustainis and MG Baltic concern vice-president Raimondas...
There can be no compromise in efforts against corruption, President Dalia Grybauskaite said in comment of the political corruption suspicions brought against two parties earlier on Friday.
The suspicions brought against the Liberal Movement and the Labor Party in the political corruption investigation mean cleansing of the political system, says Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis.
The Special Investigation Service (STT) says that MG Baltic, one of the country's biggest business concerns, is suspected for paying bribes to the Liberal Movement for its current and future actions in the concerned interest.
The Friday's bribery suspicions against the Labor Party and the Liberal Movement may mean the end of the latter political movement, says Gabrielius Landsbergis, the leader of the conservative Homeland Union – Christian Democrats.
The Prosecutor General's Office has said it had notified the Central Electoral Commission about operations of the Liberal Movement that could be funded from illegal sources during the 2016 general elections.
After the law-enforcement brought corruption suspicions against the Liberal Movement and the Labor Party, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis delegated by the ruling Farmers and Greens Union says he will initiate a parliamentary inquiry into transparency of ties of politicians with interest groups.
Lithuanian law-enforcement has brought suspicions against two parties represented in the parliament, the Liberal Movement and the Labor Party – in one of the largest cases of political corruption.
Lithuania's parliamentarians disagreed to publish names of all former KGB collaborators, including those who had come forward about their KGB past and had received a promise from the state to protect their identity.