Constitution


Seimas starts debates on cutting MP seats, moving general elections to spring
2017 m. sausio 12 d. 13:34
The Lithuanian parliament started on Thursday debates on constitutional amendments aimed at cutting the number of seats in the Seimas from 141 to 101 and moving the...
Seimas will manage to reduce MP number - Seimas' speaker
2017 m. sausio 4 d. 09:47
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis believes that the Seimas will manage to reduce the number of its members.
Seimas' lawyers doubtful about bid to slash MP number  (1)
2017 m. sausio 3 d. 15:28
The Lithuanian parliament's Law Department is critical about the ruling Peasant and Green...
President backs initiative to move Seimas' elections to spring
2016 m. gruodžio 27 d. 16:03
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė backs the Peasant and Green Union's initiative...
MPs unimpressed by Peasants' proposal to change election date
2016 m. gruodžio 23 d. 12:25
The ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union's idea of changing the date of parliamentary...
Seimas get bid to lower MP number to 101, move elections to March
2016 m. gruodžio 23 d. 12:17
A Constitutional amendment has been registered at the Lithuanian parliament, suggesting to lower the number of parliamentarians from the current 141 to 101 and move...
Executing ECHR ruling on Paksas requires changing Constitution – JustMin
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 17:19
Without changing the Constitution , Lithuania cannot execute the ruling of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on violated rights of impeached President...
Constitutional Court: Semas findings to rehab Paksas run counter to main law
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 15:15
The conclusions of Lithuania's earlier parliament "on restoration of civil and political...
Peasants aim to move Seimas elections to Spring
2016 m. gruodžio 20 d. 14:53
The current legislative term in Lithuania will be half a year shorter than usual as the next...
People cannot be divided into reliable, unreliable for citizenship - PM
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:30
In the discussion of the possibility for a part of Lithuanian citizens to have dual...
Election promises left out of new govt's programme - opposition
2016 m. gruodžio 13 d. 15:45
Lithuanian opposition lawmakers say that a significant part of the coalition parties' pre- election promises have not been included in the new government's program.
(Un)convenient Kaliningrad and Kremlin’s relationship
2016 m. gruodžio 7 d. 15:00
Kaliningrad is the smallest part of the Russian Federation, spanning over 4-times smaller Lithuanian territory, with over a little less than a million residents....
Polyglot artist, diplomat proposed for Lithuania's cultmin
2016 m. lapkričio 25 d. 11:14
Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson proposed for Lithuania's culture minister is a cultural diplomat...
President approves Skvernelis as new PM  (2)
2016 m. lapkričio 22 d. 17:10
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Tuesday appointed Saulius Skvernelis as the...
Regions of Russia – equal subjects of federation or hostages to centre?
2016 m. lapkričio 21 d. 14:52
Based on its Constitution, Russia is a federation. It is natural, given the state‘s size and regional differences. Furthermore based on social and economic...
Putin’s Russia – can hitting rock bottom destroy the system?
2016 m. lapkričio 21 d. 11:48
The election of the Russian Duma was a paradox. On the one hand, fourteen parties were on the list; only seven parties were permitted to run five years ago. Ela...
Peasant considers two name versions in passport
2016 m. lapkričio 21 d. 10:16
Lithuania's ruling Peasant and Green Union is considering a new idea on spelling...
President nominates Skvernelis for prime minister
2016 m. lapkričio 17 d. 11:21
President Dalia Grybauskaitė Thursday nominate Saulius Skvernelis , the candidate of the...
PM Butkevičius' Cabinet to work as caretaker govt until new Govt is formed
2016 m. lapkričio 14 d. 15:03
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday signed a decree accepting the resignation of Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius ' government and asking it to...
“Peasants” and SocDems negotiations advance
2016 m. lapkričio 7 d. 17:43
On Monday the winner of this year’s Seimas election , the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS) and the Lithuanian Social Democrat Party (LSDP) worked on...
President convenes initial Seimas meeting on November 14
2016 m. lapkričio 2 d. 15:01
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has signed a decree, convening the first meeting...
President vows to put no pressure on Peasants over coalition partners
2016 m. spalio 27 d. 12:25
President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that she will not put any pressure on the Lithuanian...
Jakeliūnas already planning reform affecting millions of citizens
2016 m. spalio 25 d. 11:45
With the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union (LVŽS), its candidate for Minister of Finance Stasys Jakeliūnas spoke to Delfi on the first tasks he plans to focus...
Prezidentūroje bus apdovanoti Konstitucijos egzamino nugalėtojai  (2)
2016 m. spalio 25 d. 10:37
Antradienį Prezidentūroje Vilniuje vyks jubiliejinio dešimtojo Konstitucijos egzamino nugalėtojų apdovanojimų ceremonija.
President wishes Peasant & Greens to form transparent, responsible coalition
2016 m. spalio 24 d. 15:41
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has wished the Peasant and Green Union, which...
ELECTIONS over – who will govern?
2016 m. spalio 24 d. 11:21
With the Seimas election having concluded, it is time to sum up the results. The overall...