Tag Archives: EU and Russia

Russia | Why would Russia be selling natural gas to the US?

Companies in the United States are trying to force Russia out of the European gas market. Now, though, it has emerged that Russian liquefied natural gas is being supplied directly to the US. How does this fit together?

Russia is the world’s biggest exporter of natural gas. And for decades, Moscow has been dependent on the pipelines that carried the valuable commodity from its gas fields in northern Russia and Siberia to Western Europe. State energy giant Gazprom still does the majority of its business via these pipelines. They are often the subject of disputes, however, as there are always several countries involved.

Austria | Karin Kneissl: “Russland-Sanktionen sind stumpf”

KURIER: Frau Außenministerin, Ihre erste Reise geht am Dienstag in die Slowakei. Die Slowakei gilt als moderater Visegrád-Staat – ist das ein Signal, dass sich Österreich von den Visegrád-Hardlinern Ungarn und Polen distanziert?

Four NATO Nations Would Pick Russia to Defend Them If Threatened: Poll

Who you gonna call? For the citizens of four NATO countries asked which military power they’d want fighting on their side if attacked, the answer was simple — Russia.

USA | EU Parliament Blames Russia for Growing Euroskeptic Influence

by Jason Ditz

In an effort to assign blame for the growing Euroskeptic parties across the union, the European Parliament today passed a resolution blaming “hostile” Russian media outlets like RT and Sputnik for a “disinformation” campaign that makes the EU look like it’s failing.

Reflections on “The Strategic Case for EU-Russia Cooperation”

By Dr Julie Newton

This summer, the ELN produced a bold report, “The Strategic Case for EU-Russia Cooperation”, urging the EU and Russia to clear a path towards strategic cooperation in the midst of today’s increasingly acrimonious stand-off. The dangers of continuing along the current downward path are too great, write Joseph Dobbs and Ian Kearns, while the contingent nature of this crisis’s origins suggests that its resolution is not impossible.