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Monday, 22.01.2018, 05:57
Darius Janulevicius is stepping down from the leading post of the Lithuanian Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant amid allegations of lack of transparency in the sales of the company's properties, informs LETA/BNS.
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Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant CEO Darius Janulevicius, suspected by law-enforcement bodies of involvement in a non-transparent auction of the plant's assets, refuses to comment on whether he intends to step down, saying that he will wait for the energy ministry's decision, informs LETA/BNS.
Lithuania's law-enforcement have completed the pre-trial investigation into the 1.5-million-euro auction organized by the Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP) in 2014. Abuse suspicions were brought against six individuals, including Ignalina's current CEO Darius Janulevicius, former CEO Osvaldas Ciuksys and former former head of the commercial division, Lauras Puslys, reports LETA/BNS.
Belarus' stress tests report on the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) under construction some 50 kilometers from Vilnius fails to provide answers to Lithuania's key questions regarding site selection, environmental impact assessment and construction safety or quality, the Lithuanian State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) said, cites LETA/BNS.
Lithuanian law-enforcement officials have brought formal suspicions against Darius Janulevicius, current CEO of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (NPP), and another five persons, including Osvaldas Ciuksys, its former CEO, over a suspected non-transparent auction of the plant's assets worth over 1.5 million euros, reports LETA/BNS.
Officials of Lithuanian institutions intend to hold discussions in early December on preparations for the threats of the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus, as the factual status of the project shows that the power plant may be completed, Verslo Zinios daily said on December 6th, cites LETA/BNS.
Belarus says that it is open to cooperation with the European Union on its nuclear power plant, a project that Lithuania says is unsafe, reports LETA/BNS.