Indrė Makaraitytė
CORPORATE

Investing in Udovicki – dangerous for national security but support for the “Peasants” election?

The conservatives are burning candles, voters are putting unremoved waste on social networks, they are angry at the incessant traffic jams and the local press reports on bribing their voters before the municipal elections. But these are mere ripples on the surface because the truth is there are far more serious strategic issues at hand in the municipal elections. […]

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. […]

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. […]

No Picture
Defence

Fake news on ‘NATO plans to attack Belarus’ planted on Lithuanian news website – media

A fake news story alleging that NATO is planning to attack Belarus was planted on Kas Vyksta Kaune (What’s on in Kaunas) during a cyber-attack in late October, the news website said on Thursday. […]

Energy

Brussels preparing for talks with Russia on Baltic power systems

The European Commission is getting ready to start consultations with Russia over the switching of the Baltic states’ power networks off the post-Soviet system and their synchronization with that of western Europe. […]

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. […]