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Lithuania has cut its dependence on Russian natural gas by 63.2% in the first quarter of 2016 as new supply contracts with Norway’s Statoil came into effect.
Lithuania's floating LNG terminal
Lithuania's floating LNG terminal
© DELFI / Orestas Gurevičius

Most of Lithuania’s major gas importers purchased gas supplies from Statoil for this year, although Lithuania’s national gas supply company continues to buy gas from the Russian company.

Baltic neighbour Estonia cut its imports by 73.6% in the first quarter of 2016 but Latvia saw its imports of Russian gas rise 68.3% in 2016.

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