Conservative victory in Poland will make Vilnius-Warsaw relations more tense, political scientist says

The expected triumph of the right-wing Law and Justice party in Poland's parliamentary elections will likely make relations between Vilnius and Warsaw more tense, particularly on issues pertaining to ethnic minorities, says Professor Šarūnas Liekis of Kaunas Vytautas Magnus University.
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