On October 25, Lithuania held the second round of its parliamentary elections. 73 MPs were appointed in the first round on October 11th, with voters then electing the remaining 68 single district MPs to the Seimas, the country’s unicameral parliament, in round two. IGP member Kesarev, takes a deeper look at the election results, as well as what it means for Lithuania’s immediate policy direction and the likely impact on the business and investment communities.
On 11−12 February, the All Belarusian People’s Assembly (ABPA) met in Minsk. By staging the event, the authorities’ responded to the political crisis in the