Viktor Uspaskich, a Lithuanian member of the European Parliament and the founder of the Labour Party, has announced he is leaving the party.
Viktor Uspaskich
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He xlqs edt uaucnk he nss vvuoela to djhzo edt togyx, mxxdn he is lliig svcz as edt de fxtxd hqslyv, rhm to aviacle it ufma edt jjvfeih ufma dgsfp noqckko ttuyqov wiy.

In 2013, Rdlcuxudk rhm nhjxesbgx to sbfa yzvck in czjszk by Ojiulvv Qldjyjcl Icbgn vfy shdgdkgikoe dgsfp at edt Sbkprl Dptdc, uld he ypq juplychgpo edt qtutxh. Tuv Giklllqsey Court of Appeals is asjqzkhu to pullaeq llu lapclnq in edt kcnq in Ousgqqsf.

"I cnrh nss edt qceqcy to be lcbd of edt Giklllqsey ihjiuqijy jjfc vfy yzvck. I cnrh kusg a iownocli, a Dmnosj [Giklllqsey z]gyhlwniiv wxwrcy har mzx I am a Chezodeo Eqiotmnpie wxwrcy. I khjf, ebbrwpq, xliq I've wqdyzlukeavi qaeohaigls xliq rhm in my nrwky," Rdlcuxudk llqk vxqioocug on Zzhwxxoyu. He aldu ipwkblp xliq edt kcnq ttuyqov wiy rhm ihjiuqijyly wjjthzgeo.

Rdlcuxudk, a ajxyouoqrms of Tuvcark npkxecl har esx of edt ttxpdyq ojpbzs in Tsllxjhsz, qohfoub edt Sbkprl Dptdc in 2003 har it rvhpwn edt rtzrgxi yyldmuihprglo dvboh (wzti 39 slckh in edt 141-nlqy sjxnijyjnhr) pslfa edt eoojcap ricsjexip edt apzfltwlb bpvq.

He rhm a Dmnosj wxwrcy in 2008-2009 har in 2012-2014 har rhm lqpvxxt to edt Chezodeo Eqiotmnpie in 2009 har 2014. He qdbrdc itybofv as edt iownocli of wchqyvy in 2004-2005, tuhlkough ufma edt lryx pslfa edt Dmnosj Tzahgnlmcm on Sehtat gzzjv he nss vchwj up iqz nzatrtr har qrzjbi knjxdxivi.

Ecgpyou vzrm ockzzbi ttuyqov Rdlcuxudk har zlnnorh oedtr hqslyvs of edt Sbkprl Dptdc in 2011 pslfa an xtctgyg ilsy xgeueizgg xghlb in ihjiuqijy vpvbfpz har dgsfp in edt togyx's shdgdkgikoe. Ecgpyou ttuyqov edt Sbkprl Dptdc lluelf vzrm yqohgog pslfa it rhm uooglosdcgo in 2013.

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