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Lithuania’s impeached president Paksas acquitted of influence peddling

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

A Vilnius court on Wednesday found Lithuania’s impeached former President Rolandas Paksas and Gedvydas Vainauskas, the CEO of the media group Lietuvos Rytas, not guilty of influence peddling. The ruling ended a process that took four years. Paksas, Vainauskas and Antanas Juozas Zabulis, a businessman also charged with influence peddling, denied any wrongdoing and asked the court to clear them of all charges. Prosecutors sought suspended prison sentences for Paksas…