: :inin Kyiv (EET)

The real cost of Russian gas


Few
in the West think about the ethics of buying hydrocarbons from Putin’s Russia
and the real price of such a deal. Let’s look at the example of the Nord Stream
2 project, a gas pipeline from Russia to Germany that should launch in 2020, and
who really pays for cheap Russian gas.

Let’s start from the
Yamal Peninsula, where they will produce the gas for the Nord Stream 2
pipeline.

Initially, Yamal did not
belong to Russia; it was inhabited by indigenous peoples, the Nenets, Selkups,
Khanty, and others, who engaged in reindeer husbandry and led a nomadic
lifestyle.

The Russian Empire began to colonize Yamal in the 16th century and …read more

Source:: Atlantic Council

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