Lithuanian MEP Rolandas Paksas, Lietuvos Rytas media group CEO Gedvydas Vainauskas and businessman Antanas Zabulis plead not guilty on charges of influence peddling but will provide testimony to court.
Rolandas Paksas, Antanas Juozas Zabulis and Gedvydas Vainauskas
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