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‘We are ready’ Ukraine weakens Putin’s energy stranglehold as it breaks Russian shackles

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed earlier this month that the process of connecting Ukraine to Europe’s energy grid has been completed. Ukraine’s electricity grid was previously hooked up to both the Belarussian and Russian networks. But now, this aspect of dependence on Russia has been slashed. It comes after the country said that it would […]

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Finance

Europe can help Ukraine by ending Russia’s energy stranglehold

The writer is the former chief executive of Naftogaz European leaders must learn from past mistakes and help end war in my country by using one of the most powerful tools at their disposal: energy sanctions. First, some background. Ukraine achieved full independence from Russian natural gas imports after the Maidan uprising of 2013-14. It […]

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Energy crisis: UK handed plan to END Putin’s ‘stranglehold’ by cutting Russia’s cash cow

UK serves key role in saving EU from energy crisis says expert While Britain only gets around five percent of its gas from Russia, the integrated nature of the market means that the UK is affected by price rises in Europe. Putin has been accused of deliberately slashing Europe’s gas supplies, 40 percent of which […]

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World

Turkey nightmare as Erdogan paralysed by Russia ties – Putin’s stranglehold tightens

Russia: Putin ‘will not stop at Ukraine’ says Liz Truss President Erdogan will face heaping pressure to respond to the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine as the Kremlin continues military aggression. According to Agence France-Presse news agency, President Erdogan has said Turkey does not want to make a choice between the two nations. He […]

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Canada

We tried to warn you! EU tightens stranglehold as Dutch MPs BLOCK veto powers – Nexit fury

The proposal to “not exclude EU Treaty amendments in advance”, was passed by a majority of Dutch MPs on Wednesday. Announcing the parliamentary victory, MP Sjoerd Wiemer Sjoerdsma, who proposed the motion, tweeted: “Proposal accepted! “The Netherlands will no longer stand in the way of fundamental reforms in Europe. “Whether it concerns climate, migration, security […]