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Will the U.S And The European Union Get Sucked Into the Russian-Ukrainian Natural Gas Conflict?

August 22, 2019

Via: Forbes

The internal conflicts now occurring inside the United States are diverting attention away from a pesky problem — Russia’s belligerence toward Ukraine and how it is using its leverage to squeeze financially its former ally.

The two countries have been going at it since 2006, although the dispute reached new heights in 2014 when Russia annexed the former Ukrainian territory of Crimea and then cut off natural gas supplies to Ukraine in the dead of winter. Since then, there has been skirmishes on the Black Sea that holds a lot of natural gas while the global community decides under what terms Russia would be permitted to rejoin the group of highly industrialized nations.

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