Constitution

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...
President says she will go to Constitutional Court if government cannot resolve doubts  (1)
2016 m. kovo 10 d. 08:51
On Thursday morning, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said that she would have to seek out the Constitutional Court if the government did not manage to resolve doubts...
'Let them turn to the Devil himself for all I care' - MEP Paksas denies allegations of bribe taking
2016 m. kovo 2 d. 10:38
MEP Rolandas Paksas has denied allegations of accepting a bribe, saying that prosecutors' announcement on Tuesday that they would seek his legal immunity stripped...
Exchange of threats after second attempt at holding extraordinary Seimas session fails
2016 m. vasario 25 d. 13:30
The Seimas of Lithuania assembled for an extraordinary session on Thursday, but it ended...
Opposition challenges constitutionality of impeachment procedure
2016 m. vasario 19 d. 14:55
Opposition parties at the Lithuanian parliament have drafted an appeal to the...
New bill on dual citizenship being drafted ahead of planned referendum  (1)
2016 m. vasario 11 d. 09:20
Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has appointed a task group to draft a bill on dual...
Fringe media outlets mobilising to create new political force in Lithuania
2016 m. vasario 11 d. 08:33
Fringe online media outlets in Lithuania, often embracing ideas that match those of the state-controlled Russian media, have long been cooperating and sharing...
Conservatives call for impeachment of Labour MP Gapšys
2016 m. vasario 3 d. 13:10
The opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (conservatives) intend to call an extraordinary session of the Seimas (parliament) on February 17 to...
KT: valstybinė pensija už tarnybą nėra privilegija  (54)
2016 m. sausio 26 d. 10:52
Dabartinė tvarka, kuri leidžia dirbantiems teisėjams, valstybės tarnautojams gauti...
Supporters and critics of Poland clash in European Parliament  (1)
2016 m. sausio 26 d. 08:26
Ping pong of historical references pepper European Parliament debate on Poland reforms and...
New citizenship rules open to subjective judgements by President, say politicians  (1)
2016 m. sausio 12 d. 10:24
The new citizenship law which allows for certain Lithuanians with special merit to hold...