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Jaroslav Neverovi?, photo Georgi Gotev
Elections 26-08-2014

Lithuanian coalition drops ethnic Polish party

The major parties of the Lithuanian ruling coalition agreed yesterday (25 August) to eject a party of Poles from the government amid tensions over its criticism of the government's treatment of ethnic Poles and the party's siding with Russia during the Ukraine crisis.
Euro & Finance 19-06-2013

Prime minister: Lithuanians have ‘little interest’ in their country’s EU presidency

Despite a high rate of approval for the European project, Lithuanians appear to have little interest in the country’s first stint at leading the rotating presidency of the EU, starting 1 July, Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevi?ius told EURACTIV Germany in an exclusive interview.
Elections 29-10-2012

Lithuanian leader questions Labour’s role in next government

  Lithuania's opposition Social Democrats, the Labour Party and the Order and Justice Party are set to form a government coalition following a second round of the parliamentary election held yesterday (28 October). But President Dalia Grybauskait? said the Labour Party, accused of fraudulent bookkeeping, was “not fit” to be part of a cabinet.
Elections 15-10-2012

Lithuania swings left, abandons nuclear plant project

The Labour Party of Russian-born millionaire Victor Uspaskich has emerged as the winner of the parliamentary elections in Lithuania. His party is set to form a government with the Social Democrats of Algirdas Butkevicius, who came second in an election in which voters also rejected plans to build a nuclear power plant.
Energy 04-10-2012

Lithuania denies Gazprom-bashing election ploy

Lithuanian representatives have denied trying to win votes in a forthcoming election by filing a €1.45 billion complaint against Gazprom with a Stockholm arbitration court.
Elections 16-07-2012

Lithuania pushes energy pawns against Russian chess master

Lithuania aims at achieving energy independence by 2020 through the implementation of a series of projects that a high official compared to chess pieces in a match against Russia, its former Soviet master.
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