Belarus on Tuesday launched electricity production at its Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP), Lithuania’s power transmission system operator Litgrid informed. The launch of the Astravyets NPP prompted Lithuania to set the capacity for commercial electricity flow from Belarus to zero, Litgrid said. As reported, Lithuania’s power transmission system operator LitgridContinue Reading

“In light of the unfavorable COVID-19 epidemiological situation, we propose to announce quarantine in the entire territory of Lithuania,” Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga told the Cabinet while introducing the measure. The lockdown will be in effect from midnight on November 7 through November 29. Restaurants, bars and cafes will onlyContinue Reading

The Parliamentary Ombudsman of Finland has criticised the Defence Forces for using discriminatory training material in relation to fitness checks for new conscripts. The Centre for Military Medicine, which is responsible for the health of conscripts and Defence Forces personnel, was specifically singled out by the ombudsman’s report. The officeContinue Reading