A voter survey conducted after the "black Thursday" on May 12 when news broke about bribery suspicions against former Liberal leader Eligijus Masiulis shows that voters have reacted strongly to the "Liberal scandal".
Former Liberal Movement leader Eligijus Masiulis has been questioned by prosecutors on Tuesday who brought formal suspicions of influence peddling and unlawful enrichment against the politician. Masiulis rejects the charges.
The detention of Raimondas Kurlianskis, the MG Baltic group vice-president suspected of bribery, influence peddling and unlawful possession of a state secret, was legitimate, a Vilnius court ruled on Tuesday.
The charity foundation of Gintaras Steponavičius, deputy chairman of the Liberal Movement, says it will no longer accept any donations from the business group MG Baltic which is involved in the so-called 'Liberal scandal'.
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