Trending now
Published: 12 august 2019 11:33

Jurgis Razma. It is not the Presidential Palace or the cabinet that are centres of political power

Jurgis Razma
Josvydo Elinsko / 15min nuotr. / Jurgis Razma

The hopes of voters that the festering swamp of the Farmer-Greens will be stirred up after the presidential elections and an active cabinet will be formed, with unsuccessful ministers replaced is not fated to come true.

The forming of a new coalition and minister replacements revealed that all this was needed by Ramūnas Karbauskis – to strengthen his political powers. Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, after losing in the elections laid down his arms and became only a passive observer. He has likely come to terms that he will only be a tool for R. Karbauskis.

This article is available only for subscribers. Click here to subscribe or log-in, if you have already subscribed.

Subscribe to en.15min and get unlimited access to quality news, feature articles and commentaries. The subscribers will also receive daily newsletters with main Lithuania’s media features and commentaries. If you are interested in getting this subscription package, please drop us a line on

Write us

Report mistake

Successfully sent

Thank you