Category Archives: Baltics

Baltic States feel NATO’s real protection

GPF Europe: Baltic States feel NATO‘s real protection – President Dalia Grybauskaite and NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discussed the overall implementation of NATO’s plans to defend the Baltic States, reported BC the presidential press service.

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Riga Conference 2012 Is Underway

German Marshall Fund of the United States, September 2012

The Riga Conference has become a leading foreign and security policy forum in Northern Europe. For two days in September, world-renowned political, intellectual and business leaders gather in the heart of Rīga to debate today’s most pressing international challenges. The conference brings together over 300 politicians, experts, academics, diplomats, media and officials from around the world. It will provide a unique opportunity to exchange ideas with key stakeholders on issues ranging from the financial crisis to NATO enlargement to Putin’s Russia… (more)

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EWI: Danila Bochkarev on Lithuanian Energy Security


LNG ship (Photo credit: Nemigo)

East West Institute

In an article assessing the implications of Lithuania‘s latest energy initiatives, which include a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal and a new nuclear power plant in Visaginas, EurActiv cited EWI fellowDanila Bochkarev on their feasibility.

“I am positive regarding Lithuania’s ability to build LNG terminal,” notes Bochkarev. (more)

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