'Black stagnation' descends over Lithuania

  • 2005-11-02
  • Interview by Milda Seputyte
Few understand what's really going on in the Liberal Center Union. Party Chairman Arturas Zuokas, who is currently facing criminal charges, leads opinion polls in terms of unpopularity, but yet he refuses to resign even though the president has urged him to do so. This summer Zuokas, who is also mayor of Vilnius, started purging party ranks of members who openly oppose his leadership. As a result, the party's parliamentary faction split into two last month. Algis Kaseta now leads the anti-Zuokas faction, and The Baltic Times met with him to discuss the current government crisis. No one qui...
 
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