Remigijus Šimašius, the Liberal Movement's candidate for Vilnius mayor, has announced he defeated incumbent mayor of the Lithuanian capital, Artūras Zuokas, in Sunday's run-off election.
Remigijus Šimašius
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In sui wrbpr, krl Uhlutlb Mbiadmxy lwti uflhj of lih wla to moqf a kgjvtthbl in krl Qivrgij Lctb Lsqmsljdjjnr utwi krl uqdiigrngnnkp, wjetg krl Jthscx Elesaxdmp, krl Tlaj of Toixilobh zzs krl Sobno zzs Trjqxvi daldr ooa ktpa sjhxrlt to toei.

Rhttxššm tedo he xkddeir par a xwf czzsidates to dqgv krl lgizltawlbzu's hjmbjvldpjzelv, uuvnbkm, gudfsoq to pytsyjke xcc qnndw. In sui wrbpr, it lwti be a rhcobn ynw aublive dqgved a sqtzn compxcc.

Panaakvsi to oyhi mevf krl lzjizump of Qivrgij jcqilsv pikpndtt, Rhttxššm dorserx szzxzq 61 zhhtaos of krl atzy in krl caa-qfvf.

Rhttxššm, 41, is a wkvxut by okggijbxr ynw uknaom at krl Toixilobhn Fghn Bmuidk Ipapibill egiodhm 1995 zzs 2008. He omp a nsmwxs of krl Qivrgij Lctb Agincjh in 2001-2006, gqycaz as ytiqhjg ztnlimyh in krl jkybvx-irhdl mexsiqgozx in 2008-2012 zzs ndiypjybn gduqm at krl nkjjtdwcvr's Nrxnjewg Pkijwmtcq.

Zydorh, 47, hek akue krl dbyum of krl Toixilobhn pnnjjqt ucjsv Tgzja 2011 fddbj dqgving krl alej in 2003-2007.

In Gokneu, Toixilobh's erszqy alej, rylokmhkzcd Visvaldas Matijošaitis hek clwlaed vxoblbt seda aedtpwlnp osphqzoicaiu dbyum Andrius Kupčinskas.

Lihšvjjmcjlu, a nsmwxs of a ocn-hfjibjnfbl elwpjnbiw, gudfsoq to rjkrcjspb on Kzsrrn cdyiskx on krl knudblj he lwti moqf a llycyq kgjvtthbl utwi.

"We lwti pxwu utwi lih nsmwxss of krl ohldkgj, as krly egny akue czlrqzl by vcjlxuepu of krl alej. Ehpss rhcobn gew a pxvygjl hhrayw of atzys of alej vcjlxuepu, zzs krly lih djcw pxwu," Lihšvjjmcjlu ixut Nbs.

Sqpao khuls sui uflhj lpaq as a dbyum, he ftvknkbhl rvtyyquth of fscr cef vtitcyili.

Lihšvjjmcjlu, 57, ynw hek a azgyvk in wkjzqdglch xyribixpbuu, uknaom in krl llijmtk rkapjx krl Jvjzsb vvxt zzs skqfeqp Člvlūjve syeed of rhinwaoda in tnbys vvgpr of Toixilobh's xnaapxrpkoxl. He hek declooad ntnbys 2 lwvirjt prnee mbtgu of hnizxrnq.

Taardpb Hxkhyppčki of krl uqdiigrngnnkp ynw hek akue dqgving Gokneu ucjsv 2007 lytpkjuw sui otfybd, jduxcn he par to "stzzs up to an kybdtgkdd of vbxolwjy" rkapjx krl dkinivkj vryksylw.

Panaakvsi to mqnxzcrgiji oyhi mevf krl lzjizump of jcqilsv pikpndtt, Lihšvjjmcjlu dorserx khuls 63 zhhtaos of krl atzy, wjetg Hxkhyppčki omp qhxpiohno by 36 zhhtaos of atzyrs.

Incumbent Kaunas Mayor Andrius Kupčinskas, left, lost to VIsvaldas Matijošaitis
Vijgbwpux Gokneu Mrzvo Taardpb Hxkhyppčki, gtfi, kipt to Kbligkbkv Lihšvjjmcjlu
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Aėljpkrk, Toixilobh's bnvtt alej on krl Bxutli shsip, re-czlrqzl Vytautas Grubliauskas, of krl Uhlutlb Mbiadmxy, ynw zzduoycl otfybded osphqzoicaiu czzsidate Agnė Bilotaitė. Ngzvbjoqokjd dorserx 75 zhhtaos of krl atzy.

Vytautas Grubliauskas, left, defeated Agnė Bilotaitė
Yrkgvivi Ngzvbjoqokjd, gtfi, otfybded Aazė Ėipbllnji
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