With the natural gas prices record high and Europe more dependant on gas imports than ever, there are plenty of opportunities for Russia to use its gas supplies as a political weapon. And that is exactly what it has been doing amidst the energy crisis, which “coincides” with the approval process for Nord Stream 2.
What are the ways the Kremlin weaponizes its gas supplies? We explore the key tools in Putin’s playbook in our new video – watch to learn about:
- the current energy crisis Europe has ended up in;
- how the Kremlin increases European reliance on Russian gas;
- the goals behind the recent Hungary-Russia gas deal;
- and more…