Post Profile

Lithuania's Social Democrats face battle to keep power

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's ruling Social Democrats are likely to take the lead in the first round of a parliamentary election on Sunday after a campaign fought largely over Lithuania's sluggish economy.
read more


Related Posts

How To Spend A Short Trip To Vilnius, Lithuania

Lifestyle / Travel : foXnoMad

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, is the ideal size for active travel feet who want a city that can be wandered around with nothing more than leg power. Like 2 to four minutes in Dubai, Vilnius is small enough to be thoroughly expl...

Lithuania blacklists 46 for their role in Savchenko trial

News : Reuters: World News

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania blacklisted several dozen Russians and Ukrainians for their role in the detention and sentencing of the Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko and two other Ukrainians, Lithuania's foreign minister said on ...

Presidential rules

News / International Affairs : Eastern Approaches

FOUR years after they left office, Lithuania's Social Democrats are back. In the second round of the parliamentary elections the party won 38 seats in the 141-seat parliament. Their leader Algirdas Butkevi?ius looks set to be the ne...

Lithuania to increase military spending to counter Russian threat

News : Reuters: World News

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania, spooked by Russian military assertiveness, outlined plans on Friday to raise defense spending by a third in 2016, contributing the highest share of its economy to defense since it joined NATO in 2004.

Lithuanian president declares re-election victory

News : The Newsroom

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Dalia Grybauskaite was re-elected president of Lithuania on Sunday after beating the Social Democrat candidate in a runoff.


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC