Vilnius city council

Lithuanian capital elects first openly gay politician to city council (2)

Last weekend, the Lithuanian capital city of Vilnius elected the first openly gay politician to its city council. Human rights activist Tomas Vytautas...

Civic committees aiming for Vilnius city council seats complain on inability to form coalition

Civic electoral committees aiming to compete for seats in the city municipal council are complaining that they cannot form a coalition, while parties are...

Vilnius plans to name new streets after Kartvelians, Albanians and Kurds

Vilnius authorities plan to name streets after a writer and several nations, upon receipt of support of the local council.

Economist Maldeikienė launches presidential bid, starts election campaign (1)

Lithuanian economist and MP Aušra Maldeikienė , 60, on Monday announced her plans to run for president next year and is starting her election campaign...

Nemtsov honored in Vilnius as local Russians celebrate culture day

A plaque naming a square outside the Russian Embassy in Vilnius after democrat and the Kremlin's critic Boris Nemtsov , murdered several years ago, was...