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Balkan Pipeline is Russia’s Latest Euro-Problem

Bulgaria and Greece are building a pipeline to help Europe reduce its dependency on Russian gas.

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Russia Prepares to Battle US LNG for Europe

Fearful of U.S. shale, Gazprom is sweetening deals for its gas supplies to Europe.

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Poland Plans to Cut Out Gazprom

Warsaw doesn’t plan on signing another long-term contract with Gazprom once its current deal ends in 2022.

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Gazprom’s Future Is Looking Grim

The Russian state-owned gas firm Gazprom is being squeezed by supply, demand, and domestic political pressures.

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Warsaw Weakens Gazprom’s Grip

A new LNG import terminal and a proposed pipeline to Norway could help Poland diversify away from Russian gas.

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Gazprom Goes Hat in Hand to China for a Loan

Russia’s state-owned gas company Gazprom just secured a 2 billion euro loan from the Bank of China.

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Should Gazprom Imitate Saudi Arabia?

A Russian state bank’s chief economist thinks Gazprom is able to start offering discounts, a move that could help the company keep its EU customers.

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Will Gazprom Start a New Price War?

To keep its share of its most important market, Gazprom may have to start cutting prices for its European customers.

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Turkey Takes Gazprom to Court

Ankara has filed for international arbitration as it looks for cheaper gas prices from Russia’s Gazprom.

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Russia Needs Ukraine, Too

Gazprom is finding that any alternative gas supply routes to Ukrainian pipelines are going to cost it dearly.

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illiberalism

Tribalism on one side strengthens tribalism on the other.

A Setback?

Austria’s far-right Freedom Party suffered a defeat at the polls on Sunday. But the country’s next parliamentary could come sooner than most expect, offering the populists another chance.

Europe's Mess

A “No” vote many thought would strike a serious blow against the EU may have been more of a stay of execution. But that does not mean any of Europe’s underlying problems have gone away.

Budget Battles

Many of the nation’s top military brass have Putin on their minds when looking at the 2018 defense budget.

democracy and its discontents

The outcome of the election made the public more supportive of America’s idiosyncratic election system overall.

Consequences

Yet more proof that the only way to assure good treatment for refugees is to do everything to prevent their displacement in the first place.

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