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Lithuania lifted ban on rail freight to Kaliningrad

The Lithuanian government has lifted the ban on rail transport of goods (subject to sanctions against Moscow) to and from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, Reuters reports citing RIA Novosti. Last week, the European Union said Lithuania...

Kremlin: Kaliningrad’s supply problem remains

The Kremlin said today it expects progress on a possible European deal to allow Russia to move certain goods, which are subject to sanctions, to the Kaliningrad enclave through the EU, but that the problem has...

Lithuania: Litgrid to connect to European grid in 24 hours if Russia cuts energy supply

The European network of energy transmission system operators ENTSO-E will connect to the grids of the Baltic countries within 24 hours if they are disconnected from Russia, Lithuanian operator Litgrid said. "If Russia disconnects us, even today,...

Moscow and Minsk are considering countermeasures against Lithuania for Kaliningrad

The Kremlin said today that the Russian and Belarusian presidents are working on "joint measures" they can take to respond to Lithuania's decision to ban the transit of some goods to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. Kaliningrad...

EU close to compromise on Kaliningrad to defuse confrontation with Russia

Trade through Lithuania to the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad could return to normal within days, two knowledgeable sources told Reuters, as European officials are closer to a compromise agreement with the Baltic state to ease tensions....

Lithuania: The import of Russian gas into the country has been banned by law

Lithuania's parliament tonight passed a law banning the import of Russian gas to reduce the country's energy dependence on Moscow. In the spring, Lithuania, which is a member of the EU and NATO, stopped buying Russian gas...