Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite arrives at the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, October 21, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Vidal
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Lithuania's opposition eyes power in run-off electionLithuanians fed up with low wages and a labor exodus from their Baltic eurozone state began voting Sunday in a run-off election expected to dislodge the leftist government.The first round of the poll, held on Oct. 9, gave the conservative Homeland Union the slimmest of leads with 21.70 percent of the vote (22 seats).The centrist Lithuanian Peasants and Green Union party (LPGU) won 21.53 percent (21 seats).Sixty-eight of the 141 seats in parliament are up for grabs Sunday.Three small political parties are also in the race, signalling complicated coalition talks in the days ahead.
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