Russian gas imports via Klaipeda named as risk to Lithuania's energy independence

  • 2020-02-04
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuanian intelligence warned on Tuesday that Russian liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports through the port of Klaipeda pose a risk to the country's energy independence. Russia's privately-owned gas producer Novatek, which supplies LNG via the Klaipeda LNG terminal, is closely linked to the Kremlin and its ultimate goal is to gain a dominant position in the Baltic market. "The biggest risk to Lithuania's energy independence comes from Russia's aim to maintain its dominance over the Baltic energy markets...
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