Paksas digs in amid growing protests, accusations

  • 2003-11-27
  • By Steven Paulikas
VILNIUS - Surrounded by cries of protest against mounting evidence of unethical activities in his administration, President Rolandas Paksas has chosen a defiant course of action, forming a new circle of advisers and providing only minimal cooperation to a parliamentary commission investigating his actions.On Nov. 22, Daukantas Square in front of the Presidential Palace filled with a mix of protesters split between those who called for the president's resignation and others who came out in support of Paksas.While the majority of the group, which police numbered at 3,000, held signs mocking t...
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