lithuanian news

March 21, 2018

Lithuania launches impeachment against member of parliament

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s parliament is launching an impeachment procedure against a lawmaker who was found to have financially benefited from a business he protected as a […]
March 16, 2018

Lithuania’s president urges parliament to stop “quarrelling”

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s lawmakers should stop “quarrelling” and start to work for the state and its people, President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Friday, reacting to recent […]
March 16, 2018

Failed impeachment leads to calls for early vote at protest in Vilnius, Lithuania

VILNIUS  — At least 5,000 people have rallied in Lithuania’s capital to demand an early parliamentary election after lawmakers failed to impeach one of their own […]
March 14, 2018

Lithuanian lawmaker resigns after surviving impeachment vote

VILNIUS  — A Lithuanian lawmaker resigned Wednesday, a day after surviving an impeachment vote in the Baltic country’s parliament for his reported ties to Russia. Mindaugas […]