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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 19.08.2019, 22:19

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Latvians to trade in Belarusian N-plant's electricity, bypassing Lithuania

Latvians to trade in Belarusian N-plant's electricity, bypassing Lithuania

14.08.2019

With Lithuania taking steps to block market access to electricity generated by Belarus' Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), Latvia's electricity transmission grid operator is planning to import electrical energy from the facility under construction close to the Lithuanian border, informed LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Energy, Energy Market, Latvia, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant, Russia



Latvia: Grant competition launched for co-financing of development cooperation and global education projects

Latvia: Grant competition launched for co-financing of development cooperation and global education projects

13.08.2019

The Latvian Foreign Ministry launches a grant project competition "Support for Development Cooperation and Development (Global) Education Projects Funded by the European Commission and Other International Aid Donors in the Recipient Countries Defined by the Republic of Latvia and in the Republic of Latvia", LETA learned from the ministry.

The main focus is on long-term cooperation

The main focus is on long-term cooperation

08.08.2019

Join the International Baltic Transport Forum taking place in Kaliningrad, Russia on the 11th & 12th September 2019.


Latvian company to import electricity to Lithuania from Kaliningrad

Latvian company to import electricity to Lithuania from Kaliningrad

08.08.2019

Latvian company Spectrum Baltic plans to import electricity to Lithuania from the Russian region of Kaliningrad. Lithuania's National Energy Regulatory Council confirmed it to LETA/BNS on Thursday it had issued the company the necessary permit.

Vilnius to hold drill simulating accident at Belarus' N-plant

Vilnius to hold drill simulating accident at Belarus' N-plant

31.07.2019

A part of Vilnius will be evacuated during a drill that the Lithuanian capital will hold on September 5 to simulate an accident at Belarus's Astravyets nuclear power plant, reported LETA/BNS.


30.07.2019

Early Confirmed Speakers at the Baltic Transport Forum

We are most pleased to announce early confirmed speakers during our International Baltic Transport Forum, taking place in Kaliningrad, Russia on 11th & 12th of September 2019.

23.07.2019

Baltic startups to receive 700,000 euros from X5 Retail Group

X5 Retail Group, leading Russian food retailer (LSE and MOEX ticker: “FIVE”), has launched the review process of technological startups from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to implement their solutions at the corporation’s own retail chains. The best companies will be given access to the infrastructure resources and expertise of the country’s largest retailer as well as an opportunity to implement a pilot project with a budget of up to 700,000 euros.

22.07.2019

Lithuanian government expected to approve Amber Grid's security plan

The Lithuanian government is expected to endorse this week the security plans of the natural gas transmission system operator Amber Grid, which is carrying out the Gas Interconnector Poland-Lithuania (GIPL) project in Lithuania's territory, reported LETA/BNS.

19.07.2019

Kazakhstan to turn diplomatic missions in Latvia and Estonia into embassy

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev on Thursday signed decrees transforming and re-organizing several of the country's diplomatic missions and one consulate into embassies, informing LETA/Interfax.

16.07.2019

Lithuania's Viciunai establishes enterprise in Tbilisi

Viciunu Grupe (Viciunai Group), a business group controlled by Visvaldas Matijosaitis, mayor of Lithuania's second-largest city of Kaunas, has established a sales company, Vichiunai Sakartvelo, in the Georgian capital, informed LETA/BNS.

16.07.2019

Baltic Transport Forum - development momentum for the region

On September 11, 2019, the International Baltic Transport Forum will take place in Kaliningrad for the 11th time. Traditionally, the event will be under the auspices of the Government of the Kaliningrad region.

15.07.2019

Bank of Lithuania together with central banks of Germany and Poland implemented EU Twinning Project in Belarus

The central banks of three EU countries – Lithuania, Poland and Germany successfully implemented the EU Twinning Project ‘Strengthening the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus’ during which they conveyed their experience to the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The closing conference held today in Minsk brought this 18-month project to a close and showcased its achievements.

15.07.2019

Lithuania mulls funding bachelor's degrees for young people from Ukraine's war zone

The Education, Science and Sport Ministry proposes to provide funds to help young people from Ukraine's war-hit eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk to complete a bachelor's degree in Lithuania, reported LETA/BNS.

08.07.2019

Gas supply to Lithuania halted due to gas main's repair in Belarus

Gas supply via a gas pipeline to Lithuania from Belarus has been halted on Monday as Belarus started repairing a gas main in its territory, reported LETA/BNS.

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