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Saturday, 13.02.2016, 06:34
SEB Bankas' economist Gitanas Nauseda regards plans by recession-hit Russia to privatize some state-owned companies as the right path that other countries in a poor macroeconomic situation should follow as well, the Delfi news website reported on Monday, cites LETA/BNS.
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Russia's gas giant Gazprom this year has offered a new pricing for buyers in Lithuania that has made its natural gas more expensive, reported LETA/BNS.
The Narva-2 checkpoint for pedestrians on the Estonian-Russian border in Narva, where reconstruction of facilities on the Estonian side was completed at the end of 2015, will open at the beginning of March at the earliest as a result of red tape in Russia, officials said on Monday.
Lithuania urges the neighboring countries not to buy electricity from the nuclear power plants being built in Belarus and Russia’s Baltic exclave of Kaliningrad, reported BNS/LETA.
As Russia’s gas giant Gazprom negotiated the transit of Russian gas to Kaliningrad via Lithuania, the Russian government ordered to complete the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal and gas pipelines in Russia’s Baltic exclave by the end of 2017, the Verslo Zinios business daily reports, writes LETA/BNS.
In 2015 Russian citizens bought 250 real properties in Estonia which is 74.8 percent less than two years before when Russian citizens bought 994 real properties in Estonia, the daily Eesti Paevaleht reports, writes LETA/BNS.
EU member states agreed on Dece,ber 18th to roll over for another six months damaging economic sanctions against Russia for its involvement in the Ukraine crisis, EU sources said, cites LETA.