TOWARDS INTERNATIONAL GAS MARKETS

By Daniel Rozanov

Lithuania should become the first Baltic state, which will be able to significantly reduce its dependence on Russian gas. While Lithuania integrated gas network only to the east, and the country is 100% tied to the supply of "Gazprom". And this country has become the only one of the Baltic countries, which for the implementation of the EU Third Energy insisted on separation of gas transportation capacity of gas structure Lietuvos Dujos, where the "Gazprom" is one of the major shareholders.

NATO Secretary General says transatlantic relationship is ''critical'' to security

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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, speaking at the Transatlantic Bond Project Conference in Brussels on Tuesday (10 June 2014), stressed the importance of a strong relationship between Europe and North America to address current security risks and threats. “Transatlantic resolve and unity will be critical in meeting all these complex challenges”, he said. “NATO is the unique political and military instrument that allows us to muster that transatlantic resolve, and translate it into unified action”.

Kazakhstan Uses “Armenian Map” to Lobby the Eurasian Project in the Turkic World: Expert

An expert in South Caucasus matters Viktor Yakubyan answered the question of the IA REGNUM reporter regarding Eurasian prospects of Armenia, as well as the influence of the Karabakh conflict on the process of Yerevan entering the Customs Union. To recap, the other day in Astana the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev stated that Armenia could join the Customs Union within the borders recognized by the UNO. Kazakhstani President reminded that in that very limits Armenia had joined the WTO.

Opinion: Germany should play a larger role in Europe

By Gediminas Kirkilas

Step by step Europe is getting on its feet after the economic and financial crisis that struck us in 2008. In spite of all the criticism and apocalyptic prophecies, the European Union, and the euro area in particular, have begun to show signs of recovery. However, the crisis has highlighted several aspects which I would like to draw your attention to, Gediminas Kirkilas, Deputy Speaker of Seimas, Chair of the Committee on European affairs wrote.