Constitution

More Lithuanian MPs to be questioned over corruption - prosecutor
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 08:26
The prosecutor investigating the corruption case of Labour Party MP Vytautas Gapšys says he will ask other members of the Lithuanian parliament to answer some...
Loyal to Moscow or Lithuania? Investigators probe police and army officers
2016 m. liepos 14 d. 06:00
Eight months ago Lithuania was shaken by a scandal caused by the then Public Security Service (VST) leader Ričardas Pocius. Following such declarations there were...
Decree banning unvaccinated children from kindergarten overturned by courts
2016 m. liepos 7 d. 08:48
After a ruling from the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania, the Ministry of Health...
Constitutional amendment linking definition of family to marriage moves one step closer
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 17:05
The Lithuanian parliament approved an amendment to the Constitution that would tie the legal...
Reforming Lithuania's Labour Code: The battle between capital and labour over shrinking profits
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 07:58
Discussions surrounding Lithuania's Labour Code reform is part of the global trend where...
Lithuanian leaders give their reasons for not joining Baltic Pride march  (1)
2016 m. birželio 15 d. 15:08
Lithuania's president, parliamentary speaker and prime minister say they will not join the Baltic Pride march this weekend in show of support of the country's LGBT...
'Lithuania is losing direction' - President Grybauskaitė's annual address  (2)
2016 m. birželio 9 d. 11:32
Lithuania is spending less and less time and effort on strategic decisions and the state is losing its strategic direction, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said in her...
Kaunas commemorating 150th anniversary of President Kazys Grinius
2016 m. birželio 8 d. 09:25
Kaunas is commemorating the 150th anniversary of Kazys Grinius, the last democratically...
Amendment to referendum law for dual citizenship rejected by Seimas
2016 m. birželio 8 d. 08:48
Reducing the requirements for a referendum on dual citizenship would violate...
Opinion: Corruption scandals show Trumpism is rampant in Lithuania’s parties
2016 m. birželio 6 d. 08:27
Judging by the reactions of parties' chairmen and their members to the cronyism and corruption scandals rocking Lithuania's political parties, the leaders of...
Inside Latvia’s new defence strategy - Riga declares its military ambitions  (1)
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 08:27
Latvia ’s new State Defense Strategy, approved by its Cabinet of Ministers on May 24 is an ambitious declaration for a stronger defense buildup. At the same time,...
Parliament to consider defining family through marriage and parenthood
2016 m. birželio 2 d. 15:07
The Lithuanian parliament will debate on Thursday an amendment to the Constitution that...
Lithuanian PM supports exception making dual citizenship referendum easier to pass
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 17:20
The leader of the ruling Lithuanian Social Democratic Party , Prime Minister Algirdas...
Dual citizenship referendum pushed back to 2019 - parliament speaker
2016 m. gegužės 18 d. 13:46
The referendum on dual citizenship will probably have to be moved to a later date, most likely to coincide with the Lithuanian presidential elections in 2019, says...
Lithuania's Constitutional Court refuses to rule on Labour MP's impeachment
2016 m. gegužės 10 d. 17:09
Lithuania's Constitutional Court has refused to rule on a case of convicted Labour Party MP facing impeachment in parliament.
Poland’s war on democracy
2016 m. gegužės 10 d. 08:04
A war being waged between the current Polish government and the country’s Constitutional...
'Developments in Poland unbecoming to democracy' - head of Lithuania's constitutional court
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 09:39
Poland recently celebrated the 225th anniversary of Europe's first written constitution,...
Poland and Lithuania celebrate 225th anniversary of Europe's first written constitution
2016 m. gegužės 3 d. 12:12
This week 225 years ago, the Polish- Lithuanian Commonwealth adopted what was then the...
Parade in Vilnius celebrates Polish Diaspora Day
2016 m. gegužės 2 d. 09:49
Lithuania's Polish speaking community held a traditional parade on Saturday to celebrate the Polish Diaspora Day which is observed on May 2.
Cuban missile crisis-style stand-off in Baltic States a real possibility – former US Defense Secretary
2016 m. balandžio 30 d. 06:27
Former US secretary of Defence William Perry has said that Russia and the US blundering into a Cuban missile crisis type confrontation in the Baltic States was a...
In Memoriam Prince'ui: ekscentriškas muzikos ikonos gyvenimas ir nepaklusimas žanrų diktatūrai  (13)
2016 m. balandžio 23 d. 14:47
Vos prieš kelias dienas atlikėjas Prince‘as, kuris dėl gripo komplikacijų skubiai buvo...
Parliamentary probe 'first step in attempts to impeach president' - liberal leader
2016 m. balandžio 22 d. 15:58
A proposal to set up a commission which would look into alleged "manipulation of...
Parliament to consider definition of family
2016 m. balandžio 20 d. 08:36
Dutch unease: Why the Netherlands turned away from Ukraine  (1)
2016 m. balandžio 16 d. 10:24
The Dutch didn’t reject the EU’s Association Agreement with Ukraine because they are sympathetic to Russia . They rejected it because they believe that Ukraine,...
National security threats report is itself a threat to Lithuania's national security: Opinion
2016 m. balandžio 14 d. 07:26
The latest annual report from the State Security Department (VSD), which contains a number of proposals to limit free speech, shows that siege mentality and remnants...
Nina Khrushcheva: Putin is a brilliant tactician, but a losing strategist
2016 m. balandžio 13 d. 12:58
Each Russian leader picks a subject he is an expert in and Vladimir Putin 's subject is...
Anti-refugee initiative dealt major setback in Lithuania
2016 m. balandžio 12 d. 08:52
A public activist group against the resettlement of refugees in Lithuania failed to...
Minimum milk price 'is unconstitutional and anti-competitive' - Competition Council
2016 m. kovo 30 d. 08:57
Lithuania's Competition Council , a regulatory body tasked with ensuring a healthy market...