Posts tagged as Ramunas Karbauskis

Lithuanian Seimas speaker urged to step down after throwing his lot with opposition party

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Lithuania’s Parliament Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis should step down from the position, since it should be occupied by someone representing the ruling party, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has said. Pranckietis announced on Tuesday that he would be running for parliament in October’s elections with the opposition Liberal Movement party. “I believe the political tradition […] would require that he step down,” the prime minister told reporters on Tuesday. Pranckietis gave up…

Karbauskis u-turns on plans to step back from leadership

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Ramūnas Karbauskis has reversed his plans to step down as the head of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union’s group in the parliament and the chairman of the Committee on Culture, saying the coronavirus quarantine made the move pointless. “There’s not much point in doing so anymore,” Karbauskis told LRT RADIO on Wednesday. He planned to use the time for campaigning and meeting with voters, but coronavirus restrictions made that…

Bakas: I refused to use intelligence data for political attacks

Friday, August 9, 2019

The MG Baltic group has presented an amended complaint about the compensation of non-property harm, naming Seimas Committee of National Security and Defence (NSGK) the former chairman Vytautas Bakas as the defendant for his supposed publication, use and intentional misleading interpretation of intelligence data, Rasuolė Bauraitė wrote in lrytas.lt However, V. Bakas mentions that “Farmer” leader Ramūnas Karbauskis was also interested in making use of intelligence data for his own purposes. “My “problems” with the…

Lithuania’s ruling party to name presidential candidate late this year or early next year

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LFGU) plans to name its presidential candidate late this year or early next year, the ruling party’s leader said on Tuesday, adding that he or she will be a person who will represent “the grassroots” of society. “The LFGU will announce its decision during its meeting, which will take place at a date set by the country. Preliminary, I think it will happen at the end…

Lithuanian PM would be best LFGU presidential candidate – leader

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Ramunas Karbauskis, leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, says Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis would be the party’s best candidate in the upcoming presidential election next year. “I really don’t see any better candidates if Skvernelis wanted and agreed to stand for election. His leadership is obvious, the government is working successfully,” Karbauskis told BNS Lithuania on Tuesday. He’s also convinced that Skvernelis would definitely win the presidential…