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Court in the Media

Interview given by the President of the Constitutional Court to the Moldovan newspaper “Timpul” (2 June 2016)
An interview with Dainius Žalimas, President of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania, centres on one of the recent judgments of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Moldova, which has generated much attention and debate and was handed down for the first time to declare the unconstitutionality of the amendments to the Constitution concerning the procedure for electing the President of the state. The interview includes questions on the role of the Constitutional Court of Moldova in ensuring the development of democracy in the Republic of Moldova, as well as on the established cooperative ties and the perspectives of cooperation between the Constitutional Courts of Lithuania and Moldova.

Interview given by the President of the Constitutional Court to the Ukrainian UNIAN news agency (3 November 2015)
In his interview to the UNIAN news agency, the Constitutional Court’s President Dainius Žalimas spoke about the role of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation in the processes leading to the annexation by Russia of a part of Ukraine’s territory—the Crimea, and about the constitutional reform carried out in Ukraine (interview in Russian).

Interview given by the President of the Constitutional Court to the Moldovan TV channel “Canal 2” (28 October 2015)
In his interview to the Moldovan TV channel “Canal 2”, the Constitutional Court’s President Dainius Žalimas spoke about the European road that the Republic of Moldova has chosen and the role of the constitutional court in ensuring the democratic processes while defending the interests of the state (interview in Russian).

Interview given by the President of the Constitutional Court to the Ukrainian TV channel ZIK (16 May 2015)
In his interview to the information-analytical TV show “Weekly View” of the Ukrainian TV channel ZIK, the Constitutional Court’s President Dainius Žalimas spoke about the lustration of judges, the openness of courts, and expressed his opinion about the changes in the judicial system of Ukraine (interview translated into Ukrainian).

Interview given by the President of the Constitutional Court to the Moldovan newspaper “Timpul” (4 May 2015)
In his interview to the Moldovan newspaper “Timpul”, the Constitutional Court’s President Dainius Žalimas spoke about the experience of Lithuania in harmonising national and EU law, the Constitutional Court’s ruling on organising referendums, about the prohibitions on using Nazi and communist symbols, and expressed his opinion on how a neutral state could defend itself against aggression by Russia (interview in English).