A new kind of Lithuanian president?

  • 2019-08-29
  • Kestutis Girnius
If the first six weeks of his term are a fair indicator of his future actions, then Lithuania’s new president Gitanas Nausėda will steer a course different from his predecessor Dalia Grybauskaitė. The smallest changes will be in foreign policy, the broad contours of which are determined by Lithuania’s membership in NATO and the EU. But even in his first days Nausėda has adumbrated probable changes in relations with several neighbors. Grybauskaitė generally refrained from involving herself in domestic and especially economic policy, rarely indicating her preferences prior to sign...
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