Dalia Grybauskaitė
Economy

D. Grybauskaitė: the EU will owe us

Lithuanian farmers will not receive the sort of direct grants from the EU as were promised already in 2013. “This means that the EU will owe us,” Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told LRT Radio before departing to negotiations on the EU’s new budget. However, the situation could be even worse. According to the president, if the UK will not depart the EU as planned due to political chaos, the budget, which does not satisfy Lithuania already, will decline even further. […]

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European Union

Lithuanian farmers to protest in Brussels over direct payments, equal treatment

Lithuanian farmers are to attend a protest in Brussels in December requiring higher direct payments and equal treatment, the head of the country’s Chamber of Agriculture said on Tuesday. […]

Energy

Brussels preparing for talks with Russia on Baltic power systems

The European Commission is getting ready to start consultations with Russia over the switching of the Baltic states’ power networks off the post-Soviet system and their synchronization with that of western Europe. […]

Antanas Guoga
Economy

MEP Antanas Guoga: Before regulating any new technology first, we need to educate about it

Today, 03th of October, European Parliament voted in favour of the motion for a resolution on distributed ledger technologies and blockchains: building trust with disintermediation. All political group members supported the resolution, which sends a positive message that politicians see this technology as benefiting Europe, a press release from MEP Antanas Guoga‘s office states. […]

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European Union

Lithuania proposes to create single set of external border standards in EU

President Dalia Grybauskaitė presented Lithuania’s initiative to introduce a single set of external border protection standards during a discussion at an informal EU summit in Salzburg on Thursday. […]

The power grids in Europe
Energy

Technical scenario for Baltic grid synchronization approved in Brussels (Updated)

The project for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European system received the green light in Brussels on Friday, the Lithuanian government said. […]