Rocket fuel transfer pushed back again

  • 2003-08-14
  • Baltic News Service
VILNIUS - A series of reports in the Russian media blaming Lithuania for delays in transporting rocket fuel from Kaliningrad to mainland Russia has met with disapproval from officials here who claim that Russia alone is to blame for the mounting crisis.A Kaunas-based daily reported that, in the words of Lithuanian authorities, the prospects of transferring the rocket fuel through the country have been hampered by Moscow's bureaucracy.Almost 1,200 tons of old rocket fuel accumulated in the Kaliningrad exclave over a decade ago during the mass exodus of Soviet troops from Lithuania, Latvia, E...
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