“Gazprom”: “We remain a Cinderella”
"Berlin and Brussels are struggling against the attempts of" Gazprom " for increasing its influence on the most important markets in Western Europe pursuing to get out of its own crisis in this way," - writes Markus Balser in the Süddeutsche Zeitung. According to Alexander Medvedev, Vice-President of "Gazprom", the company remains a "Cinderella", yet wished to be a princess.
Latvia feels concern about foreign agents in Russia
Latvia is concerned about the situation around the Russian non-profit organizations that are subject to extensive background checks by Prosecutor's Office of the Russian Federation in connection with the law "On foreign agents", stated the Latvian Minister of Foreign Affairs Edgars Rinkevich.
A repository for radioactive waste is going to be opened on the territory of the Ignalina nuclear power plant (Lithuania)
The Lithuanian State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (VATESI) issued on 28 May a permit for the state enterprise Ignalinos atominë elektrinë (Ignalina nuclear power plant) for starting industrial storage of low level radioactive contamination waste in a special repository that is built on the site of the closed Ignalina nuclear power plant, reported to IA REGNUM correspondents at the plant.
Train hard, fight easy on the territory of Latvia
From 3 to 14 June the NATO military exercises SaberStrike 2013 will be held. About 500 armed foreign troops are expected. Then a pause, while in autumn a new exercise - SteadfastJazz - where nearly 600 soldiers and officers from outside Latvia are involved.
Sergei Kozlovsky. The half-life of an atom
The Baltic countries have jeopardized the multi-billion dollar project of Russian nuclear scientists
The issue of increasing energy safety and reducing electricity costs is a matter of great concern for the EU Member States
The Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite attended the European Council meeting held in Brussels.
Gozman: Russia has finally accepted the fact of independence of the Baltic States
According to the representative of the Russian opposition Leonid Gozman, Russia may not like the Baltic States and be an uncomfortable neighbour for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, however is inoffensive for them, because it has finally accepted the fact of their independence.