Astravyets NPP
Energy

EC calls on Belarus to assess Astravyets NPP’s seismic safety, improve accident management

The European Commission is expected to publish on Wednesday a stress test review of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, under construction in Belarus. According to the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the report revealed quite a number of the projects’ drawbacks, and experts from the EU and other countries presented important recommendations on ways to eliminate them and improve the nuclear facility’s safety level. […]

Saulius Skvernelis
Energy

Minsk may fail to fully implement N-plant project – Lithuanian PM

Lithuania expects that Belarus will fail to fully implement its Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday. […]

Foreign affairs

Astravyets NPP’s safety info doesn’t match reality – Lithuanian formin

The published information on the safety of the Astravyets nuclear power plant in Belarus does not match reality, Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says. […]

Belarus' nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets
Foreign affairs

Lithuania hands note to Belarus over alleged fire at Astravyets N-plant

Lithuania has asked Belarus to provide it, as soon as possible, with detailed information about an incident that occurred on the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant site on Feb. 17. […]

Ignalina NPP
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian formin sees Belarus’ note as response to criticism over Astravyets N-plant

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that he was not surprised at Belarus handing a diplomatic note to Lithuania following media reports about an alleged incident while handling radioactive waste at the shutdown Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant. […]