Vytautas Landsbergis
CORPORATE

Vytautas Landsbergis’ wish for the Lithuanian government – less blood, more wisdom

“I hope that things will not be all bad in Lithuania, that we will avoid various collapses, violent actions, against the opposition for example. We are constantly beset by various scandals involving the government, the cabinet. While performing investigations on prior cabinets, it is time to prepare for investigations on this cabinet’s work and mistakes, which may or may not be malicious. There are things to investigate,” professor Vytautas Landsbergis says. On the starting year and what to expect in both domestic and foreign policy, a discussion on Delfi’s Dėmesio Centre with politician Vytautas Landsbergis. […]

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CORPORATE

Astravyets NPP stress testing: is it time for the government to consider iodine pills?

The Belarussian Nuclear Power Plant (Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant) stress testing result evaluation from European Union investigators announced this week is “overall positive.” That said, the experts presented a number of recommendations to the Belarussian […]

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European Union

Brussels hails improving ties with Belarus, but vows to keep up pressure over N-plant

In the lead-up to the European Union‘s Eastern Partnership summit, officials in Brussels hail improving relations with Belarus, but promise Lithuania that they will keep up pressure on Minsk to ensure the safety and security of its Astravyets nuclear power plant. […]

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European Union

Eastern Partnership: November summit should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism

“The summit in Brussels should be forward-looking, injecting new dynamism providing a clear political vision for the future of our Eastern Partnership. Differentiation is key. As our resources are limited, the principle of ‘more for more and less for less’ should be implemented. We should focus our resources much more on those Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries who have made remarkable progress on their European path”, said Laima Andrikienė MEP, co-author of the European Parliament’s recommendations ahead of the EaP Summit on 24 November. […]

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Foreign Minister dismisses Lukashenko’s accusations to Lithuania as fiction

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has dismissed the statement by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko about training of armed provokers in Lithuania as fiction out of the blue. […]

Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant
Energy

‘Google-translated’ environmental impact report has Lithuania doubting Belarus serious on nuclear safety

An environmental impact assessment report that Belarus has presented to Lithuania regarding its Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant reads like it was written with an automated translation engine and raises concerns that nuclear safety is not taken seriously, Lithuanian experts say. […]