Tuesday, April 10, 2007

Russia dependent on natural gas sales to EU-not reverse

UPI quotes Roland Goetz, Russia and energy expert at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs to the effect that "Russia is not a threat to Europe's energy security." The gist of the article is that "Eighty percent of Russia's gas exports go to Europe, while Europe imports roughly 30 percent of its gas from Russia"...and therefore "that Russia was in some respects even more dependent on Europe than the other way around"...now you know the rest of the story...

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