Eurozone membership offers 'protection from Russia'

On January 1st, Lithuania will give up its old currency, the litas, and join the euro. The single currency hasn't had an easy ride in recent years and the latest political upset in Greece has rattled the markets further. But with the ongoing crisis in Ukraine adding to instability in Eastern Europe, the change signals more than just easier access to a bigger market. Our team has been to Lithuania to find out more.


Programme prepared by Elise Duffau and Patrick Lovett

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