Lithuania offers more civil, political freedoms than Latvia, fewer than Poland, Estonia

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Lithuania is doing better in ensuring civil and political liberties than Latvia but lags behind neighbours Poland and Estonia, according to the World Freedom Index published on Wednesday.
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