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Economic woes spark Lithuania brain drain
One sixth of the population has left in two decades as the country tries to claw out of recession.
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2012 20:14

Lithuania's young generation are emigrating in the hope of finding better employment opportunities elsewhere.

It is a problem affecting many of Europe's developing nations, as they try to claw their way out of recession.

Lithuania is the worst affected - one sixth of its population left the country between 1990 and 2010.

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from the capital, Vilnius.

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