Restored trade with Russian unlikely soon, says Ušackas
LT Daily, media brief
Thursday, February 4, 2016
A restoration of trade relations between Moscow and Brussels should not be expected in the near future, said the European Union Ambassador to the Russian Federation Vygaudas Ušackas in a meeting with the businessmen of the port city of Klaipėda.
The EU wants to examine the contracts which Gazprom has signed with European companies including in Lithuania, amid suspicions that the Russian state energy company has imposed unfair prices which breach EU rules, a German newspaper has reported.
After the European Union's (EU) Ambassador to Moscow Vygaudas Ušackas spoke about insufficient activity of Lithuanian universities in joint student exchange and research programs with Russian universities, representatives of universities say that the problem lies with academic level.
The European Union's Ambassador in Moscow Vygaudas Ušackas says that Lithuania should work to expand its circle of friends in Russia, possibly through more active involvement cooperation among universities.