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Energy

Political project Nord Stream 2 would harm Ukraine – Lithuanian PM

The gas pipeline Nord Stream 2, which is projected on the bottom of the Baltic Sea, is in essence a political project and would cause major harm to Ukraine‘s economy, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said during a visit in the country. […]

Liquefied natural gas terminal
Foreign affairs

Lithuania broke its promise to Latvia over LNG terminal – former ambassador (Updated)

Lithuania in the late 2000s promised Latvia to support its efforts to build a liquefied natural gas terminal near Riga, but broke that promise, a former diplomat says. […]

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Uncategorized

How to make the deal of the deals with Russia? After dinner with E. Lucas

Edward Lucas, the former senior editor of the Economist, visited Vilnius on January 10th — once again, should we say. He lived in Lithuania in the Nineties and is such a frequent commentator and visitor in Lithuania that he even speaks the language a bit. His work has been revolving around Russia for so long that he has become a synonym for Russophobia, an accusation he is sharing with the three Baltic States. […]

Artūras Skardžius
Politics

Seimas panel: MP Skardžius might have confused interests

Lithuanian MP Artūras Skardžius took care of renewable resources at the parliament, therefore, could have violated his public and private interests in public service, the parliament’s Anti-Corruption Commission concluded, advising the Seimas to turn to the Chief Official Ethics Commission for a decision. […]

Margrethe Vestager
Economy

Vestager doesn’t comment on Lithuania’s chances to get Gazprom compensation

The European Union’s (EU) Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager has so far refused to comment on the possibilities for European countries to get compensations from Russia’s Gazprom gas concern over past overcharging for gas, saying she did not know when the European Commission would complete the Gazprom anti-monopoly survey on its operations in Central and Eastern Europe. […]