Mayor's office still vacant

  • 2003-04-24
  • Steven Paulikas
VILNIUSWhile the political fervor that gripped Lithuania in the first weeks of April has largely subsided, the country has yet to see concrete answers to some of the questions that surfaced in the fallout of protests and scandal.Most conspicuously, Vilnius is entering its second week without a mayor. The April 9 election of Social Democrat Gediminas Pavirzis to the city's top post was challenged by members of the Liberal Party, angry at the ouster of incumbent Liberal Arturas Zuokas.A group headed by the Liberals brought their case to a Vilnius regional court, which suspended Pavirzis on A...
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