New president's advisers strike different note

  • 2003-02-27
  • Steve Paulikas
VILNIUSPresident Rolandas Paksas has unveiled his team of advisers, many of whom were instrumental in his successful election campaign.The Paksas administration will include aides from a variety of backgrounds and will represent a virtual clean sweep of faces from the previous presidency.Perhaps the most controversial nomination went to Remigijus Acas, who will become national security adviser. Acas is the former director of a Lithuanian-Russian joint venture that owns a tractor factory in Belarus and has close ties to Jurius Borisovas, who was one of the largest contributors to Paksas' cam...
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