Posts tagged as detention

Special Investigation Service (STT) has detained Raimundas Jurgaitis

Monday, August 17, 2020

Special Investigation Service (STT) has detained Raimundas Jurgaitis, a judge from Šiauliai Regional Court in northern Lithuania, who is suspected of corruption and abuse of his official position. Another four private persons suspected of influence peddling and bribery have also been detained as part of an ongoing pre-trial investigation. “He is detained, he’s a suspect from the moment of his detention. The suspicions are related to abuse of an official…

Lithuania looks to extend detention of politician accused of spying for Russia

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Lithuania’s Prosecutor General’s Office has asked for the detention of Algirdas Paleckis, a Lithuanian politician suspected of spying for Russia, to be extended for another three months. Paleckis has been in custody since October 2018, with his detention regularly extended. The existing detention period expires on October 26 and The court is due to make a decision next week. An unidentified “network of persons” and Paleckis are suspected of having…

Poland stands for openness of EU and NATO for Ukraine

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Polish MP is convinced that Lithuania, Poland and Ukraine are obliged to avoid any contradictions, especially historical ones, since they reduce the ability to cooperate for the sake of common security. In order for Ukraine to properly ensure its development and security, the doors to the European Union and NATO must remain open for it. This was announced by the Senate of Poland MP Stanislav Karchevsky at the opening of…