Dalia Grybauskaitė

Grybauskaitė encourages EU to take action on Belarus nuclear power plant

The safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant that Belarus is building near the border with Lithuania should be a matter of concern for the entire European Union, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has said, calling on the EU to seriously consider restricting the import of electricity generated by that facility to the EU market. […]

Vytautas Landsbergis

Lithuanian government must halt Belarus nuclear plant, say former heads of state

Two former Lithuanian leaders – ex-president Valdas Adamkus and the country’s first post-independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis – have urged the government “to do everything in its power to immediately halt the construction of the Astravyets nuclear power plant” in Belarus some 50 km east of Vilnius. […]

Construction site for Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant

Lithuania concerned about safety of Belarus nuclear plant

With a Russian-made reactor to be delivered to the site of BelarusAstravyets nuclear power plant at the end of this month as part of plans to launch the first unit in 2018, Lithuanian experts are concerned about the safety of the world’s “cheapest” nuclear facility, the daily Lietuvos Žinios reports. […]