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Published: 21 october 2019 18:34

Matas Baltrukevičius. The loveless marriage of the opposition and V. Pranckietis

Matas Baltrukevičius
Vygaudo Juozaičio nuotr. / Matas Baltrukevičius

The thirtieth anniversary of Lithuania’s restored independence is drawing near, meanwhile in the office of Seimas speaker, by the efforts of the opposition (including the self-ascribed main fighters for Lithuanian national security, the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD)), is held by a man, who essentially covered for a potential disloyal to Lithuania parliamentarian Irina Rozova.

Such is the Lithuanian political reality. Of all the Lithuanian heads of Seimas so far, the only one to fall into a similar level scandal was Viktoras Muntianas. The context was different – corruption, but it is probably the only story of such a level. What happened that allowed for V. Pranckietis to, at least so far, remain thanks to the opposition’s efforts?

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