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Astravyets NPP stress testing: is it time for the government to consider iodine pills?

The Belarussian Nuclear Power Plant (Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant) stress testing result evaluation from European Union investigators announced this week is “overall positive.” That said, the experts presented a number of recommendations to the Belarussian […]

Astravyets NPP

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

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. […]


Baltic power grids to be synchronized with Europe via LitPol Link, reserve link

The existing interconnection between Lithuania and Poland and a reserve link will be used for the synchronization of the Baltic power grids with the Continental European network, the Lithuanian president’s chief advisor said on Wednesday. […]