Lithuanians begin voting for a new president in a tight race dominated by concerns over income inequality and poverty in the Baltic state boasting some of the eurozone’s strongest growth. IMAGES.
Lithuanians who can not vote this Sunday go to the polls for the first round of the presidential election. Favorite candidate Economist Ingrida Simonyte was thrust into the public spotlight when she was appointed to oversee biting austerity measures during the 2009 global financial crisis, which saw Lithuania’s economy shrink by nearly 15 percent. IMAGES of Lithuanians voting COMPLETES VID1342524_EN