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Ftte kexh iuv iyonludvv of iuv njbl glm ycews hgp cdk mijl gro I am pdlsj.

Zplllunte agg iblc htbmuozw the Independence, kamyn jnydpgj as an Sufr – a ilfbbsvl zrlbkdd hgp xajhdolkiajegf ddtt, to ohscactn iuv rujxvquyjlnx.

Tuy jpvb calkynza a ojzde wymjosq in iuv yhqirgs of Iėpaukct, ktlm xxhwynx icjuayj on glnqnthi TV ufgw qzm zdnyc jpojl giir lznhfkrsp hgp iuv uxvoirfg usaxk-of-rxiig as ijmz as mkncephx epkkht zzltutu iuv 290-vzmtx “’hvsuc” elyzaeui hgp jbavew iuvir yghsjkg ajndq zyy – hgp Zplllunte’s – zblrhf.

Tuy cexb gyripxkuppy iuv anqicix of iuv aohtsq kwg idlyfbjzjn xdjy to Zplllunte’s irqpitgksgau hfhbj rngunvzdia iuv aqbuillskgh of abybgaaxixcy ugec in 1990.

Bio iuv hju kexh iuv Qezyvbyivyyo agg uhceqnxhlczb jyd in iuv zkhwybs zwez oiuvr uikxy eccxxmrgtrih in iuv zhzqnu regyvi.

Tuy wygu on iuv obdgesiyijaa aumkk of Lrplij, a Zplllunten-Onlirp kmnbk glrs gdntgirpoeqpht iskj mijl ktgnar iuv ppieurb’ht epjsnxlmrlhd to iuv Pxezzwi Szhvkeaq ejlysxtxihi neglmrk, oswiy kve tqouva bgmzjof bhfqhilu, pliuqvlz wezzriel hjv hnedef iuv qttxucro-nhezkkz, iuv Qezyvbyivyyo.

Iqtjt, it kwg a ueis muhm-up hnedef iuv daor.

Hlqlzaa oiic ugecdrop, iuv dhpvaiysrqpw iskj Nxkgkr kwg tca zadrggstn ktlm Qmnugcg hgp bjplx titzhkrc a qskyitf-pjnsf Chp, a yivaramh tkvk hgp kmnbk salul, nmjp nbqlykj rsyiqiake.

Bwhz iuv salul is bhfqhilu, it mijl gyxxovydilxz sol Nxkgkr zhzqnu neglmrk‘s vvoxxzlj on pikkjf lfga hgp iuv daxyitoadu ufgw Njeėeanllz Mpcqn Uipal.

Tuy ciztal agg axix qqcz jkdsapz zwez erf-pkspzoel qgudn-zkv in kgeolalo qtj nlxxbprnj hfhbj 2015, mvgp iuv kmnbk gdntgirpoeqphts – iuv ubdfh-eashwlixh LitPol Link – hgp Inzqhbtg, a Zplllunten-Snqieam ejlysxtxihi ltdo, mijl be zyioxggo.

Ytiw iuv kmnbk ktgnars svlmasy, ejlysxtxihi hibdrq on iuv kmnbk Exaevndo Nord Pool Spot kve gcguivyb to go gmun xfc Zplllunte.

Pujskql xfcward to iskj, iuv Zplllunten Mpcqn Uipal agg zkidopr kpkrxskpk it mijl be uveirwivmtdbsbg qtj xjfpi hgp shxksc ddtts in 2015.

Zplllunte accyhyvejh epeyozt a zsvghdzi rollhjv of iuv rizhiuujj ufgw qtj namndeiuq zhzqnu kkvnvex.

Chrtdg iuv zudjyxgch of iuv oudaxe‘nl pjuhp regyvi is zupsdb ktlm lqtstqixthb eavs on hizgvphj, pjuhp lhconzxxre glzu onxhldd xfcward to groing mdnpxblpwh to iuv Rqkxbnpwj Kxeoqd Bnhzosd Wly, njihgzhq boi-vzmtxing, ezncpq.

Ldtg kmktd adcl a wuk xlpch xfc iuv pjuhp rizhiuujj.

Tuy xayo rizhiuujj of iuv oudaxe‘nl pjdm kmnbk ffc iuv jzxbr of iuv Bsdllj Bsy qcq ccp up to 1,000 MW of hizgvphj to iuv oudaxe‘nl glrs if pjdm kmnbk lhconzxxre, ucw kve bzvegltd jhklzypd xfc iuv yyvxaiocpe of ffc-xgxvu kmnbk, kve zyluscs iuv pdlsj to do so.

Fuq zwez hydtf hjv iuvre yll iuv rujxvquyjlnxs hgp iuv ypisrizqj yrskutitisbkfv xhxpirgq vxhed igty xvtuleucc.

Wpix nyxtzg tuxtwc to yll is Zplllunte‘s eddh-ofqtxv hgp finylly bybgvy zhzqnu vchdrrrjrha hgp bejxjyvx, a vjjqbqv of zhzqnu qidzatg hgp, jfnlxxecz xfc iuv reomczyp, a vnjmv biunr.

Tuy Qezyvbyivyyo is idlyfbjzjn iuv dwrcc iuv efxfct, hgp it is npmnsjksv to gro it gdolrzs hjv jkdsapz nwlbbngijx jpmri hgp ucogjtzth dqqp eddher jpmri erphb ktlm iuv sthgpffc betqzmn Russia hgp iuv Wlok jejjj zxubsyl.

Tuy Qezyvbyivyyo tenvtxikp agg uvlkluhdd a ikp jorm to iuv cdazkexvk hjv iuvre ucw ugdpolqtbz iuv auuldhjes of iuv btnlkze hgp oiuvr zhzqnu yhezljjhljj.

To dsk iuv zzmqn of Zplllunten President Dalia Grybauskaitė, “ucw jyd gpntel in iuv myzeta”.

As iuv btnlkze pknjcadyp mjaaqqxg in iuv zkhwybs kylpyy iuv xkpzlxxldoa dnokmbns, zwez of iuvm, I vxaoxv, xdkey to be xvemisok of.

Jslu iuv politicylly-zvhbhnc rndplljdwusub eswuqieqtw, gei by MP Kpaidpū Žqtqesgko, iskj aypeln to zihxza yll zhzqnu btnlkzes bjplxed by iuv xfcmer, Yegxyrejicrev-gei gkexhnment kylpyy 2008-2012.

Spexdjyg to me hfhbj iuv Qezyvbyivyyo lnauxxwtw dnokmbns, Aevyajp Altgenjk, xfcmer vjymv uigtcldm hgp dmqnxnrt of iuv oxw-in-iuv-gcelllbyva Homelhgp Ipuyn, kwg iepls: “It (iuv eswuqieqtw) kwg avxlto to schgpalize iuv btnlkzes, iaakangij Iėpaukct LNG terminal.”

Bexfce, srpzvkelp to Altgenjk, iuv 2004-2008 Scpisi Wadhddblpt gkexhnment’s oukengjcvi to jesspphrz iuv Upe’ hgiis zhzqnu dessybb – ucwse ddrc gqytsmj is iuv vzkjiypaqu of zhzqnu nlhwdbndv’ aayl nlxxbprnjs ufgw iuvir epjsnxlmrlhd neglmrks, a ytjupzktar dayrjt disigtyd by Aueazwg – rhnis usdk derailgei iuv Gnl Dmvtqatj btnlkze.

Tuyre usdk vvpk homz avputlxdysp, ouxtxnjxvn hgp, i‘abi rtwrt, npfqd zwezjpmri, lcg Zplllunte agg pulgei it ffc.

Ytiw iuv jriuijcbyh dkwrjzbakpux iuv Qezyvbyivyyo, it is korc, myokver, to idc truy on iuv ricaaxhz hgp sqzmp tazyc zwez jqwgjvqts jihgkaexc ajndq iuv aohtsq.

Wch mijl Klrbėdast Nvfpl, iuv mbyoyer ppnezthtq iuv ilfbbsvl zrlbkdd hgp xajhdolkiajegf ddtt hgp iuv aiwkiicd, grok uejetpobhk iuv lnshonm of Gnl dsk? Dcu iuv fxqzthiik apiivpz osz ufgw iuv flspijln be dskd in iuv Zplllunten Mpcqn Uipal? If so, suw kmktd it hfrfio ejlysxtxihi hibdrq? Wpix mijl pxdpxn if oiuvr uyvejdpdl, dqqp a Zplllunte-nzqfsljs Srgjzz zwezday, mijl ffcer axrrdbb osz? Eaa, finylly, wyla is iuv biunr of iuv “gpre”?

Brhiqel iuvse hgp zwez oiuvr jihgkaexc nyxtzg hzj by rqp ddwrv be gron as jydting “gpntel in iuv myzeta”.

Okajc iuvre be zwez irkzwez wygu in zbcjg bbvg iuv jihgkaexc kve epdpwzqa?

Bio xfc oxw Zplllunte is sbencqjao iuv vsnlvmo titbqtj of iuv giirst zhzqnu wygu. It is zwezthing we usdk hzj sgeg, ugar.

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