The "extreme measure"

By steven d keeler | Apr 15, 2014



The EU buys a third of its gas from Russia, about half of which arrives through pipelines running across Ukraine. But Mr Putin accused the EU of causing the current crisis, leaving Russia with "no alternative" but to toughen its approach.

Mr Putin's threat suggests that Russia is preparing to use its control of gas supplies to escalate the pressure on Ukraine and the country's European allies.


Windmills ?  Solar ?  Sure !

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