On Oct. 11, the heating season started in Vilnius. It is still a centralized system which is based on gas fuel. The beginning of the season did not make the Vilnius inhabitants happy, though temperatures at night are below freezing. They are unhappy not because they are some masochists enjoying the cold but because many of them are concerned about the price. According to Lithuanian Energy Minister Arvydas Sekmokas, Lithuania pays $320 at its border for 1,000 cubic meters of Russian gas, while Germany and Belgium pay to the Russians just $220. The difference is due to the fact that Lithua...
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