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Arvydas Anušauskas
Seimas 2020-2024
Member of the Seimas from 11/13/2020
Nominated by: Tėvynės sąjunga – Lietuvos krikščionys demokratai
Elected: Kalniečių (No: 15) in the electoral constituency
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Date of birth 29 September 1963

Place of birth Vilnius, Lithuania



2001              Associate Professor

1995              PhD in Humanitarian Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University

1982–1989    Diploma in History, Faculty of History, Vilnius State University (currently Vilnius University)

1981–1982    Technical School No 21 in Vilnius (currently Vilnius Vocational Training Centre of Technologies)

1970–1981    Secondary School No 34 in Vilnius (currently Sausio 13-osios progimnazija (lower secondary school))


Work experience

2002–2008    Associate Professor, Faculty of History, Vilnius University

2002–2007    Visiting Associate Professor, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

1997–2008    Director, Genocide and Resistance Research Department, Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania

Scientific Editor, periodical Genocidas ir rezistencija (Genocide and Resistance)

1996–2006    Associate Professor, Faculty of History, Vilnius Pedagogical University (currently Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences)

1996–1997    Visiting Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Vytautas Magnus University

1989–2000    Research Fellow, Lithuanian Institute of History


Political career

Member, Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats

2016–2020    Member of the 12th Seimas

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

Deputy Chair, Commission for Parliamentary Scrutiny of Criminal Intelligence

Member, Commission for the Cause of Freedom and the National Historical Memory (2018–2020)

Member, Commission for National Historical Memory (2017–2018)

Deputy Head, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly (2019–2020)

2012–2016    Member of the 11th Seimas

Member, Committee on National Security and Defence

Member, Anticorruption Commission

Member, Seimas Delegation to the Assembly of Members of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland

2008–2012    Member of the 10th Seimas

Chair, Committee on National Security and Defence

Member, Commission for the Rights and Affairs of Participants of Resistance to Occupation Regimes and Victims of Occupation

Member, Commission for Parliamentary Scrutiny of Operational Activities

Member, Seimas Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Since 2007    Member, Homeland Union (Lithuanian Conservatives), currently Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats



Member, International Commission for the Evaluation of the Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania appointed by the President of the Republic of Lithuania

Volunteer at the National Defence Volunteer Forces (1990); Reserve Lieutenant of the Lithuanian Armed Forces (1995)

Awards: prize in the contest Pragiedruliai held by the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania (2007); decoration of honour Lithuanian Diplomacy Star from the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2012); 4th Class Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana of the Republic of Estonia (2013); Cross of the Knight of the Order for Merits to Lithuania (2018)

Activities: history of terror, genocide and secret services; scriptwriting for television documentaries

Publications: author and co-author of 26 books; author of 14 documentary scripts

Most recent books: Teroras (Terror); KGB. Visiškai slaptai (KGB: Top Secret); Lietuvos žvalgyba (Lithuania’s Intelligence); Išdavystė. Markulio dienoraščiai (Betrayal: Markulis' Diaries); Prezidento žvalgas – du gyvenimai (President’s Intelligence Agent: Two Lives); Aš esu Vanagas (I Am the Hawk); Užmirštas desantas (Mission Consigned to Oblivion); Raudonasis teroras (Red Terror)

Around 100 studies and articles published in Lithuanian, Polish, Latvian, French and German scientific publications

Hobbies: mountain tourism, football



Wife Lina, sons Martynas and Leonas

Seat at plenary chamber Seat at plenary chamber