Lithuanians turn left after first round of elections

  • 2012-10-17
  • From wire reports
VILNIUS - As widely anticipated, the political sentiment in Lithuania clearly swung left in the first round of the October general election with two leftist opposition parties, Labour and SocDems, securing a clear lead ahead of the second round.The result is likely to oust the conservative government of Andrius Kubilius that is publicly accused of intensifying the nation’s deepest recession, triggering record-high unemployment and a mass exodus of workers.Together with the Order and Justice party, the two leaders are already talking about a coalition that may in the end att...
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