Tag: gas

Foreign Policy: Brussels Energy war with Russia puts Europeans to the Stress Test

The restriction of Russian gas deliveries has raised prices in Europe to astronomical heights and marked the beginning of a terrible economic storm. As Foreign Policy writes, factories, companies and families across the continent are engaged in a battle for survival that is putting Europe’s solidarity against Moscow’s pre-emptive strike on Eastern Ukraine to push back NATO advances to the test and raising fears of an imminent recession.

As massive anti-government demonstrations break out the Phantoms of the Collapse of the Soviet Bloc are let loose

Across Europe, from the Baltic to the Black Seas anti-regime protests and demonstrations are gaining strength and numbers of protestors are growing beyond the most pessimistic expectations. The protest against the German energy policy was only supposed to involve 400 citizens, but that number ballooned to 4,000 out of a city of only 59,000.