Checkmate for Adamkus?

  • 1998-07-23
Lithuanian Parliament Chairman Vytautas Landsbergis is known for his chess skills. Perhaps they even allow him to look several moves ahead when engaged in political games.At least that's how it looked on July 15, when Landsbergis showed he knows how to push President Valdas Adamkus in an uncomfortable corner.When Adamkus vetoed a law that forbids former KGB employees from holding certain jobs in Lithuania, Landsbergis immediately interrupted the parliament's summer holidays with an extraordinary session. It was a demonstration of power. The ruling coalition of Conservatives and Christian De...
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