Benjamin Ziff
Foreign affairs

‘We in the US think that migrants are a source of strength, not a threat’

Refugees fleeing conflicts in the Middle East is not a problem just for Europe to solve, says US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Benjamin G. Ziff. […]

No Picture
Uncategorized

Norway ramps up production to compete with Russian gas

Norway will allow increased production from its biggest natural gas field as Europe’s second-largest supplier of the fuel prepares for increased competition with Russia and the United States, Bloomberg reports. […]

Algirdas Butkevičius
CORPORATE

The Prime Minister who cried “Russia”

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius claims that the teachers’ trade unions on strike in Lithuania could have been influenced or inspired by Russia has attracted considerable attention. When describing how some members of the teachers’ trade unions attended certain conferences in Russia, the prime minister rhetorically asked, “Who can deny that, after that, some of their suggestions and desires are implemented here in Lithuania?” […]

Gazprom
Energy

Lithuania one of few EU countries to import less Gazprom gas last year

Lithuania was one of the few EU countries to reduce its dependence on Russian gas supplied by Gazprom last year, with 20 countries including Germany, Italy, Britain and Denmark all importing more gas from the Russian energy giant in 2015. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
European Union

Grybauskaitė to discuss energy, border protection and UK’s reforms with EU council

On Thursday, 17 December, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė will travel to Brussels to attend a European Council meeting and discuss additional measures to manage the migration crisis, including the setting up of a European Border and Coast Guard. European leaders will also exchange views on how to strengthen the EU’s energy union and will address EU reforms proposed by the United Kingdom, the presidency said. […]