Conference in Vilnius discuss hazards of Astravyets Nuclear Power PlantFREE

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 16:48
Serious safety and geopolitical concerns about the Astravyets (Ostrovets) Nuclear Power Plant being constructed in western Belarus, at Vilnius doorsteps, dominated a conference organised by Res Publica today in Vilnius.

Astravyets plant may be used as 'unconventional' weapon against Baltics - President GrybauskaitėFREE

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:57
The Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus may be used against the three Baltic states unconventionally, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday before a conference on geopolitical and nuclear impact of the Astravyets utility.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Protection of Lithuania's LNG terminal 'impressive'FREE

Friday, August 19, 2016 16:42
Lithuania's Interior Minister Tomas Žilinskas said during a visit in the port city of Klaipėda on Friday that the Public Security Service and Klaipėdos Nafta (Klaipėda Oil) were doing a good job protecting the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal.

Lithuanian ministers to inspect security at Klaipėda LNG terminalFREE

Friday, August 19, 2016 10:06
LNG Terminal
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Lithuanian Interior Minister Tomas Žilinskas and Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis are going to Klaipėda on Friday to inspect security arrangements at the liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Belarus 'admits difficulties at Astravyets nuclear plant' - Lithuanian PMFREE

Thursday, August 11, 2016 15:09
By replacing the body of the reactor of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant that is being built close to the Lithuanian border, Belarus admits facing difficulties in construction safety, says Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius, adding that the step should be welcomed.

Drunk German yachtsman nearly crashes into Lithuania's oil terminalFREE

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 17:20
A recent incident near an oil terminal owned by the Polish company Orlen has drawn attention to security at the facility which is a vital part of Lithuania's energy infrastructure. If the company cannot protect it, the Lithuanian state may have to step in, the interior minister has commented.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Belarusian president tells Lithuania to stop complaining and cooperate on nuclear plantFREE

Friday, August 5, 2016 10:02
Alexander Lukashenko
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has said that Lithuania should think of helping his country run the nuclear power plant, which Vilnius has vehemently criticized as unsafe.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

EC to look into Lithuania's complaints over Belarusian nuclear plantFREE

Thursday, August 4, 2016 15:09
The European Commission is looking into the address filed by three Lithuanian ministers about the Belarusian nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, some 50 km from Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Fire incident reported at decommissioned Ingalina nuclear plantFREE

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 09:51
Rising smoke was noticed above Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, a facility in the process of decommissioning in eastern Lithuania, on Monday evening.

Lithuanian minister dismisses 'childish' explanations about incident at Astravyets plantFREE

Monday, August 1, 2016 16:12
Rosatom, the Russian company which is building reactors for Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, has downplayed a recent incident at the facility, but Lithuania's environment minister says the explanation is "childish".To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

What are the dangers of Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant to Lithuania?FREE

Friday, July 29, 2016 09:20
Lithuania is stepping up its opposition to the nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, just across the common border, after reports of incidents at the construction site is coming in. A leading energy expert explains the dangers of the plant and what could be done to mitigating them.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

IAEA experts, not Lithuanian politicians, should go to Astravyets - environment ministerFREE

Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:10
Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas thinks that Lithuanian politicians should not go to Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant construction site before it is visited by experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Shutdown the only way to ensure safety at Astravyets plant - Belarus opposition figureFREE

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 12:57
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 Belarus nuclear plant 'prove Lithuania's concerns are justified' - GrybauskaitėFREE

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 15:01
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.

Initiative to ban electricity from Belarus nuclear plant moves on to SeimasFREE

Thursday, July 21, 2016 16:47
The Lithuanian parliament will discuss a citizens' legislative initiative to bar market access for electricity from a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus, just 50 kilometres from Vilnius.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuanian electricity prices slashed by increased competitionFREE

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 09:44
Lithuania's electricity prices are falling fast with rising electricity producer competition in the Baltic region.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Nordbalt interconnector back up and runningFREE

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 11:14
The Norbalt electricity interconnector that links Lithuania with Swedish and Scandinavian power markets is up and running again after suffering a number of porblems.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Stockholm arbitration ruling in Lithuania-Gazprom case 'not a total loss'FREE

Thursday, June 23, 2016 08:51
A four-year-long dispute between the Lithuanian government and Russia‘s gas company Gazprom over €1.4 billion sought by Lithuania at Stockholm arbitration court over overcharging for gas supplies has ended in failure of both parties to prove the validity of their claims.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

Lithuania's €1.4bn claim against Gazprom rejected by Stockholm arbitration courtFREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 14:57
A Stockholm arbitration court, which examined Lithuania’s €1.4-billion suit against Russia’s gas supplier Gazprom over overcharging for gas supplies, has found no guilt on Gazprom’s part, Lithuania’s energy minister has said.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.

'No clear answers' at Lithuania-Belarus consultations over Astravyets nuclear plantFREE

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 09:10
Lithuanian representatives who are holding meetings with Belarusian officials on Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant say they do not get answers to all the questions they have about safety at the facility.To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.