Lithuanians of New York expect referendum on dual citizenship

Legalization of dual citizenship by way of referendum would allow Lithuanians living in the US to preserve their connections with Lithuania, and the fears of Russia may be dispelled by specifying countries subject to dual citizenship, says Lithuanian lawyer Marius Griskonis residing in New York.
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