Posts published in Day: October 4, 2020

How Lithuania’s mixed election system works

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Lithuanian voters are casting their ballots in general elections on October 11. However, most of them will have to come back to the voting booths just two weeks later. If you’re wondering why, here’s how Lithuania’s electoral system work. The Seimas The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, is the main legislative institution in the country. It consists of a single chamber with 141 members who serve a four-year term. Lithuanian citizens aged…

Estonian tourism companies eager for further flight restriction relaxations

Sunday, October 4, 2020

Flight restrictions in Estonia have been some of the strictest in Europe during the coronavirus pandemic, though the government eased them over the last week . The decision to do so was welcomed by scientists and Tallinn Airport alike, but tourism companies are in favor of even further relaxations. Aivo Takis, board member at travel agency Estravel, said the company’s results for September show that turnover has dropped sixfold when…