Posts tagged as Belarus’ N-plant

Lithuanian PM to discuss Riga’s position on Belarus’ N-plant with his Latvian counterpart

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis expects to discuss Riga’s position on intentions to purchase electricity generated by Belarus’ Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) with his Latvian counterpart on Friday, writes LETA. “On Friday, I will see the Latvian prime minister and have an opportunity to inquire specifically about what the opinion of the government is, not of the ministers for economics or energy,” Skvernelis told the Lithuanian parliament. The Latvian…

Lithuanian government okays evacuation plan in case of accident at Belarus’ N-plant

Friday, November 2, 2018

The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday a plan for the evacuation of people in the event of an accident at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in neighboring Belarus some 50 kilometers from Vilnius. The plan calls for evacuating 6,000 Lithuanian residents living within 30 kilometers from Astravyets in case of a major accident at the facility. This is the so-called “active protection zone” covering areas in the districts…