September 29, 2017

Lithuanian parliament adopts higher penalties for corruption crimes

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments on Thursday to the Criminal Code which will bring about a significant increase of fines for corruption crimes. “Revolutionary […]
September 26, 2017

Lithuania moves to stop calling Georgia by its Russian name

VILNIUS – Lithuania has moved to change the name it uses for Georgia to “Sakartvelo,” the name Georgia calls itself, rather than the Russified name it now […]
September 25, 2017

2 ministers stay on, 1 resigns after Social Democrats leave Lithuania’s coalition government

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s Justice Minister Milda Vainiute and Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius intend to stay in the government, while Economy Minister Mindaugas Sinkevicius is resigning, reports LETA/BNS. […]
September 25, 2017

Lithuania’s Social Democrat MPs disobey party to stay in government

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian government got some much-needed support on Monday when members of parliament from a junior coalition partner surprisingly disavowed their own party’s decision […]