Lithuania has chosen to remain a nuclear power - in the industrial sense. Beginning with former President Valdas Adamkus' gambit in February 2002, when he unexpectedly announced that the country should keep the plant at Ignalina operating despite promises to Brussels to the contrary, Lithuania's leadership has taken a strategic stance to continue operating as a nuclear-dependent country way into the 21st century.And wisely. Nuclear power is a safe, reliable energy source, much less harmful than fossil fuels, and for Lithuania, it is a major source of export revenues. Over the years nuclear ...
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