Impeachment cloud hangs over Paksas

  • 2003-11-06
  • By Steven Paulikas
VILNIUS - Lithuania has been shaken by allegations of ties between top aides in the administration of President Rolandas Paksas and international criminal organizations, causing a scandal that threatens to shake the foundations of the country's democratic system.A classified State Security Department report leaked on Oct. 30 claimed that national security adviser Remigijus Acas and Paksas' financial backer Yuri Borisov maintained close relations with international mobsters, particularly with controversial Russian businessman Anzor Aksentyev Kikalishvili.The report, which was given by Stat...
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