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Posted inCentral Europe & Baltics, Regions

A Shock to the System

6 January 2003 Lithuanian voters defy all predictions and exchange the staid current president, who successfully pushed for inclusion in the West, for a better-campaigning populist. How did so many people get the forecast wrong for the mood of the Lithuanian electorate? It seemed like such a foregone conclusion that incumbent President Valdas Adamkus, seen […]