Russian government wants to monitor students' contacts with EU diplomats
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Russia's Education and Science Ministry wants to be informed about the meetings of university students with the staff of the European Union (EU) Mission to Russia, which is headed by Lithuania's former foreign minister Vygaudas Ušackas, Russian media said on Wednesday.
If Moscow forced Minsk to export its oil products via Russian railways and ports, that would be economically unviable and dangerous for Belarus, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Thursday.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Vilnius and Warsaw are gradually moving to a new stage of better relations and hopes that Lithuanian politicians will solve the highly contentious issue of the spelling of Polish names in Lithuanian personal documents.
The leaked recordings of conversations between Poland's former foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski and then CEO of oil company Orlen, Jacek Krawiec, about investments in Mažeikiai oil refinery in Lithuania do not reflect the position of the current Polish government, Warsaw said on Wednesday.