Constitution

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 definition of a family to marriage and parenthood after the first debate...
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 capital is challenging workers' rights and pushing to transfer all risks...
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...
'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...
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 Constitutional law and the constitutional principles of harmony, legal statehood and...
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...
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...
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 Butkevičius , supports the idea of making an exception and lowering the...
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...
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...
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, but the country's current right-wing government is doing everything to...
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 first written constitution in Europe. The Constitution of May 3, 1791, is a...
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...
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...
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 intelligence data" cleared the first hurdle at the Lithuanian parliament on Thursday....
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...
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...
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 collect a sufficient number of signatures to force the Seimas to consider...
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 and preventing monopolistic or over-dominant competitive acquisitions, has...
Lithuanian parliament sets minimum milk price but processors oppose move
2016 m. kovo 25 d. 09:14
The Lithuanian parliament, the Seimas, has decided to temporarily set a minimum price for...
KT imasi tirti skandalingąjį „Vijūnėlės dvaro“ nutarimą  (113)
2016 m. kovo 18 d. 15:04
Konstitucinis Teismas pranešė penktadienį priėmęs nagrinėti prezidentės Dalios...
Lithuanian president turns to Constitutional Court over government decree
2016 m. kovo 17 d. 14:42
President Dalia Grybauskaitė has asked the Constitutional Court to look into a...