Lithuania's Central Electoral Commission (VRK) does not check candidates' personal information forms whether they have correctly provided information on their link with the KGB, MP Zbignev Jedinski, representing the opposition Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance, claims.
Zbignev Jedinski
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

He said in the parliament on Tuesday that he has the VRK's official confirmation of that.

"Candidates to the 2016 Seimas were not checked under point 9.1 (whether they have cooperated with foreign special services), Jedinski said."There are reasonable grounds to believe there are people in government structures and the Seimas who have not admitted (their cooperation with the KGB)."

On Tuesday, Jedinski introduced a bill in the parliament on the publication of the names of people who admitted to have worked for the KGB.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Prosecutors: Ambassador to Russia might have committed official misconduct

Lithuanian prosecutors have changed the status of the country's Ambassador to Russia Remigijus...

Police launches probe into journalist Cerniauskas' actions

Lithuania's police has launched a pre-trial investigation into the actions of journalist Sarunas...

Foreign Minister: due to Russia's violations of international law a crisis point in reached

On 16-17 May, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended a session...

Opposition say won't dance to Karbauskis' tune

Statements by Ramunas Karbauskis , leader of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU), about...

Grybauskaite to attend Ukrainian President’s inauguration

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Kyiv on Monday, May 20, to attend the inauguration of...