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Leftists fight for survival as Lithuania votes

Lithuanians fed up with economic inequality and mass emigration vote in round one of a tight general election Sunday, which could see the governing Social Democrats lose power. Russia's latest deployment of nuclear-capable Iskander missiles to its neighbouring Kaliningrad exclave also rattled nerves just a day ahead of the vote. But the reassurance provided by NATO's beefed up presence in the Baltic state -- a move that all major parties approve -- means that voters are more worried about their wallets than security.
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