Following is a roundup of how countries around the world have reacted to Russia’s military intervention in Ukraine’s Crimea region. The responses are grouped under the headings “Pro-Russia,” “Anti-Putin” and “On the Fence.”
Gazprom OAO, the world’s biggest gas producer, will sell its 99.5 percent stake in Lithuania’s Kaunas Heat and Power Plant, the Baltic News Service reported today, citing Antanas Pranculis, the head of the Kaunas thermo power plant.
Estonia’s parliament may end subsidies for renewable-energy producers from 2021 to simplify the aid system, Kaja Kallas, the head of the parliament’s economic affairs’ committee, told Baltic News Service.
The Latvian government may reach an agreement this week with the minority shareholder of AirBaltic AS to change the airline’s management, the Baltic News Service reported, citing the Transport Minister.
Latvia’s budget deficit last year was 8.2 percent of gross domestic product according to European Union methodology, the Baltic News Service reported, citing Finance Ministry State Secretary Martins Bicevskis .