Central/Eastern Europe

Energy experts: we don’t want it, but Belarussian electricity will reach the Baltic States anyway?

It appears that Lithuania is no longer combatting the opening of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant along, with Latvia joining. The neighbouring country, just like Lithuania, has declared that it will not purchase electricity from the […]

Lietuvos energija

3 Latvian companies to buy gas from Lietuvos Energijos Tiekimas

The gas and electricity supplier Lietuvos Energijos Tiekimas (LET) owned by one of the biggest energy groups in the Baltic countries Lietuvos Energija signed three new agreements on the supply of natural gas with Latvian […]

Astravyets NPP

Substation in Ignalina as a Trojan Horse of Belarus at the gates of Lithuania

Žygimantas Vaičiūnas, Minister of Energy, stated last week that not a single kilowatt hour of electricity produced in the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) may be sold for commercial purposes in Lithuania because the law […]

Foreign affairs

The Rīga Conference 2018 – One week countdown

On the 28th and 29th of September at the Latvian National Library in Riga, politicians and world experts on politics and international relations will gather together to discuss the most pressing security and political issues on the regional and global level, a press release from the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation states. […]


Vilnius posts 8 pct growth to 0.53 mln in H1 tourist numbers

The Lithuanian capital saw the number of visitors rise by 8 percent in the first half of 2018 from a year earlier and the total number of overnight stays grow by 6.5 percent to almost a million, Go Vilnius, the city’s tourism and business development and agency, said. […]