Blowing in the Wind

Burstein, Roman
May 2003
Transitions Online;5/12/2003, p2
The article examines the implications of the protests held by Lithuanian farmers for the European Union (EU) membership of Lithuania. Some of the protesters vowed to boycott a referendum on EU membership if the government did not act on their demands. As Lithuania prepares for perhaps its most momentous post-1989 decision, the population seems likely to vote yes to joining the EU, but it is also clearly ill at ease, EU accession remains a jump into the unknown.


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