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Kremlin critic Boris Vishnevsky: “Putin’s incapacitation during the COVID-19 crisis will backfire on him”

  • 2020-05-28
  • Linas Jegelevicius

Boris Vishnevsky, a deputy of Russia’s second-city St. Petersburg’s Legislative Assembly and perhaps the city’s most prominent oppositionist, believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin may not last until 2024, let alone 2036, which he is guaranteed by the...

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Cabinet approves EUR 158,800 for relocating 12 Lithuanians from Venezuela

The Lithuanian government on May 19 allocated 158,800 euros for the relocation of 12 people of Lithuanian descent from Venezuela, but the Foreign Ministry warns that the process will be hampered by the coronavirus pandemic.  "Given the COVID-19 pandemic-related restri...

Justice Ministry suggests extending early, home voting

The Justice Ministry in Lithuania is suggesting extending early voting and voting at home from two to four days, taking into account the situation around the coronavirus pandemic, and is also proposing allowing voting not only at municipalities. Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevi...

Cabinet approves EUR 158,800 for relocating 12 Lithuanians from Venezuela

The Lithuanian government on May 19 allocated 158,800 euros for the relocation of 12 people of Li...

Justice Ministry suggests extending early, home voting

The Justice Ministry in Lithuania is suggesting extending early voting and voting at home from tw...

Lithuania's PPS orders termination of national stadium contract

Lithuania's Public Procurement Service has ordered the Vilnius authorities to terminate a 156...

Lithuania adopts coronavirus crisis management strategy for next two years

Lithuania’s government on May 20 adopted a strategy on the management of the novel coronavi...

Lithuanian employers to commit not to cut wages if income tax is lowered

Lithuanian employers' organizations say they will commit not to reduce wages during the crisi...

Shadow economy has shrunk in Lithuania, but risks remain – finmin

VILNIUS – The scale of shadow economy in Lithuania has decreased impressively over the past...

EU Commission: Lithuania has to focus investments on green and digital transition

VILNIUS - The European Commission recommends that Lithuania focus its future investments on the g...

Lithuania to allow home-schooling starting next September

VILNIUS - Starting next September, families in Lithuania will be able to home-school their childr...

Lithuanian defense minister: pandemic highlights need to maintain military readiness

VILNIUS - The coronavirus pandemic has once again highlighted the need for maintaining the readin...

Vilnius Airport implements necessary safety measures and is ready to resume passenger flights

Vilnius Airport will see the first post-pandemic passenger flight on May 13th. Germany’s na...

Lithuanian opposition leader wants budget review along with president's proposals

VILNIUS - Lithuania's parliamentary opposition leader says President Gitanas Nauseda's pr...

Lithuanian president: any crisis is an opportunity to move forward

VILNIUS - Any crisis is a great opportunity to take a big step forward, Lithuanian President Gita...

Lithuania's lockdown easing: wearing face masks no longer mandatory in open spaces

VILNIUS - The Lithuanian government on Wednesday further eased coronavirus lockdown restrictions:...

Lithuanian president proposes income tax cut as socially just, quick measure

VILNIUS - Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says lowering the personal income tax rate would b...

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