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27th Jun 2022

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President: Lithuania 'prepared for unfriendly actions'

Lithuanian president Gitanas Nauseda told Reuters on Wednesday that his country is ready to cope with repercussions from the ban on the transit of some Russian goods to the Kaliningrad exclave — including Russia cutting out a regional common power grid. Lithuania blocked the transport route last week, arguing that it is complying with EU sanctions. "We are prepared for unfriendly actions from Russia," said Nauseda.

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Expect Czech EU presidency to downgrade V4 priorities

The Czech Republic is already in the throes of an extremely difficult period — several waves of Covid, high inflation, energy fears, an influx of Ukrainian refugees and a Prague corruption scandal. Now it has the EU presidency.

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G7, Nato, gas anxiety and Ukraine top This WEEK

EU energy ministers and environment ministers are expected to reach common positions on different aspects of the Fit for 55 package — as the continent is increasingly worried about energy prices and future supplies.

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