Arvydas Juozaitis
CORPORATE

Arvydas Juozaitis warns of an imminent wave of emigration and suggests schools begin military training

Philosopher, politician and writer as well as presidential candidate Arvydas Juozaitis says that domestic policy is becoming more and more important and warns that we’ll be confronted with an even bigger wave of emigration and that, in his opinion, physical and military training in schools be stepped up. […]

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. […]

Astravyets NPP
Foreign affairs

PACE calls on Belarus not to issue Astravyets NPP license

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe has called on the Belarus nuclear regulatory authority not to issue a license to the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction near Lithuania until the stress test recommendations are not implemented and the facility’s seismic resistance is not bolstered. […]

Tokyo
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian energy minister off to Japan to discuss renewable energy, Ignalina closure

Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas in on Tuesday leaving for Japan to discuss renewable energy, the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant‘s decommissioning and the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus with Japanese politicians and business people. […]

Žygimantas Pavilionis
CORPORATE

Žygimantas Pavilionis. Putin-Trump meeting, do we have the strength to face this challenge?

Putin is winning? While the Russian national team dropped out of the football championship, just the championship itself was a propaganda victory for Putin. Millions of people, drawn to screens, which among other things were […]