The Lithuanian energy company Dujotekana was founded a year ago, and in December of last year it became a partner of Gazprom. The two sides signed an agreement on supplying Russian gas to Lithuania over the next eleven years. Dujotekana is currently Lithuania's largest importer of natural gas.
Gazprom is taking part in the privatization of the Kaunas power station together with Dujotekana and American company Clement Power Venture.
After WWII, the Soviet army left Austria, and the latter had always remained a neutral state and never joined NATO
Russia experienced default on August 17, 1998. Today, 20 years after those events, the economic situation in Russia does not seem stable to many