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Kremlin may threaten nuclear incidents in Belarus to blackmail Lithuania

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Lithuania’s failure to block nuclear energy imports from Belarus could seriously impede the Baltic states’ switch away from the Moscow-controlled power grid, according to Lithuanian MP Dainius Kreivys. The switch to the continental European system, scheduled to take place by 2025, is considered a strategic project by the EU and Lithuania and critical to the energy independence of the Baltic states. Lithuania is currently attached to the Moscow-controlled BRELL network,…