Nikolaj Nielsen, EUObserver
BRUSSELS - Parliamentary elections in Lithuania on Sunday (28 October) look to have unseated Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius' austerity-driven government to make way for a coalition of left-leaning opposition parties.
The vote comes amid a deepening recession and an exodus of young people seeking work in other countries.
Lithuania joined the EU in 2004 with a population of 3.3 million. Eight years later and the population has dropped below 3 million, a first since it broke away from the Soviet Union over 20 years ago, reports Reuters.
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Lithuania election puts pro-austerity PM on way out