Lithuania wants to help Ukraine after heavy Russian missile attacks Help rebuild the energy infrastructure. Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte said this was “just as important” as the delivery of weapons, according to the BNS agency on Thursday in Vilnius.
After military setbacks, Moscow is increasingly relying on the Destruction of Ukrainian energy infrastructure. “They try to make life difficult for people. Of course, this is a deliberate tactic by Russia,” said Simonyte.
According to the Ministry of Energy, Lithuania has already provided material funds worth EUR 3 million to restore the destroyed energy infrastructure. Further aid worth two million euros is to follow shortly.
Lithuania’s President Gitanas Nauseda compared the Russian attacks on the energy infrastructure with the famine in Ukraine deliberately brought about by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin in 1932 and 1933 – the so-called Holodomor. The shelling of civilian infrastructure is aimed at the Ukrainian population in order to demoralize and intimidate them, he said after meeting his Romanian counterpart Klaus Iohannis in Vilnius.