Astravyets NPP reactor

Lithuania’s major parties come together to oppose Belarus nuclear plant

Lithuania’s major political parties will work out an agreement to present a unified front opposing the threat posed by the construction of a new Belarus nuclear plant and to send a clear message that electricity from the plant will face restrictions. […]


Belarus nuclear plant just being used as election ploy, says Lithuanian analyst

Lithuania has been vocally protesting against Belarus‘ plans to build a new nuclear power plant in Astravyets, some 50km from Vilnius, with opposition parties recently publishing a strongly worded declaration urging the Lithuanian government to do everything to stop the project immediately. […]

Linas Linkevičius

Belarus nuclear power plant has to meet international standards, says Foreign Minister

Lithuania is demanding that the construction of a Russian-funded nuclear power plant in Astravyets, Belarus, will meet international standards. The plant is only 50km from Lithuania‘s capital Vilnius, meaning in the case of an accident, the city would be in plant’s evacuation zone. […]

Astravyets NPP construction site

Foreign Ministry says Lithuania does not retract criticism of Belarusian NPP project

Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry refuses to confirm recent statements by Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei’s that Lithuania allegedly accepts Minsk’s propositions regarding Astravyets nuclear plant. […]