Lithuania does not stand alone

  • 2006-07-19
  • Interview by Tassos Coulaloglou
Interview with Raimundas Lopata Russia has been steadily decreasing its output of crude oil to Mazeikiu Nafta. Why do you think this is? Well, it has been happening since the announcement that the Polish firm PKN Orlen was selected by the Lithuanian government to take over control of Mazeikiu Nafta. The simple answer is that [this steady decrease] is punishment for not picking a Russian firm. Moreover, it's possible to expect that, after the G8 summit, Mazeikiu will face further problems. U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney gave a speech, now dubbed the "Vilnius speech," where he called f...
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