The only way to ensure safety at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, which is under construction just 20km from the Lithuanian border, is shutting down the project, says Nikolai Ulasevich of the Belarusian opposition United Civil Party.
Incidents at Astravyets power plant, a nuclear facility that Belarus is building close to its border with Lithuania, show that Vilnius has grounds to be concerned about the project's safety, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Another incident has been reported at the construction site of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant in Belarus. Lithuanian officials complain that Belarusian authorities do not share information about incidents at the nuclear facility just 50km from Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Around 1,500 young people from across Lithuania are heading to Krakow for World Youth Day 2016 celebrations, which will culminate in a meeting with Pope Francis.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
The idea of engaging in more dialogue with Russia is eagerly accepted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), is being pursued by the United States, is cultivated by the Chinese leadership, and has again become embraced by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.