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As Russia limits Europe's natural gas supply, Germany pays the price

Jul 26, 2022
Europe's largest economy depends on Russian gas. Vladimir Putin is using it as a political weapon.
Last year, Russia supplied more than half of Germany’s natural gas.
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Amid wave of sanctions, Russia's energy sector is getting off pretty light so far

Feb 28, 2022
Oil and gas are key to the Russian economy, yet penalties are focused elsewhere. Could that stance change?
The construction site of a Russian platform that will hold liquified natural gas.
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