Change electoral laws to make campaigns more transparent, says Transparency International

The Lithuanian branch of Transparency International (TILS), an international anti-corruption watchdog, has proposed a range of new measures to make Lithuanian political parties more transparent. They include requirements to publish more information about their financing and to impose stricter sanctions for political campaign financing violations.
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