Aleksei Navalny
Energy

Lithuanian Parliament adopts a resolution urging Germany to stop NordStream2

On the 24th of September, the Lithuanian Parliament, having regard to the European Parliament’s resolution on the situation in Russia, the poisoning of Alexei Navalny, and continuing discussions on the future of “Nord Stream 2” […]

Zones of radioctive termination of the Astravyets nuclear power plant
Central/Eastern Europe

Astravyets opens a “pit” in Lithuanian-Belarussian relations and opens paths for Russia

On November 5, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda presented the Finnish president Lithuania’s position on the threats posed by Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant. The head of state also presented this position to the presidents of neighbouring […]

Energy

Latvian PM expects Baltics’ power grid synchronization to be completed in 2025

Synchronization of the power grids of the Baltic States with the continental Europe must be completed in 2025 as it was agreed earlier, Latvia’s Prime Minister Arturs Krisjanis Karins said Friday during his visit to Lithuania. […]

Astravyets NPP
Energy

Lithuania now has substantial legal arguments to deny access for electricity produced in the unsafe Astravyets Plant

On 7 February 2019, the Meeting of the Parties to the Convention on Environmental Impact Assessment in a Transboundary Context (Espoo Convention) in Geneva definitively concluded that during the construction of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) in the vicinity of the Lithuanian border and Vilnius, Lithuania’s capital city, Belarus had infringed three articles of the Convention thus failing to justify the selection of the construction site and consult with the countries that are most likely to be affected. […]

Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction
Energy

Belarus picked site for Ostravyets NPP in violation of convention – Espo

On 7 February, the Meeting of the Parties to the Espoo Convention in Geneva decided that Belarus had violated the Espoo Convention in choosing a construction site for its nuclear power plant. Reviewing violations by Belarus has attracted the international community’s attention, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. […]