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Combined cycle unit of Elektrėnai Power Plant increased electricity generation due to significant price hike in the Nord Pool Spot power market. Thursday afternoon the unit was generating electricity at 420 MW capacity, thus ensuring the security of electricity supply. For comparison, almost the whole time since mid-April the unit was operating at the minimum capacity of around 235 MW.
Lithuania's Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas says that the UK's decision to send army units to the Baltic states and Poland is a reaction to Russia's actions in the region, therefore Moscow's statements about reciprocal steps are misleading.
Kęstutis Girnius, associate professor at Vilnius University's Institute of International Relations and Political Science, says Russia's intervention in Syria means that Moscow does not have any plans to attack Lithuania or other Baltic states.
In the second quarter of 2015, the flow of foreign direct investment (FDI) to Lithuania amounted to EUR 65.23 million, or 3.5 times more than in the same period a year ago.
Lithuania's legendary actress, director, screenwriter, and author Galina Dauguvietytė died in Vilnius on Thursday. She was 89 years old.