Europe—Moscow Contributing To European Gas Shortages

Financial Times | 01/14/2022

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has accused Russia of orchestrating energy shortages in Europe, reports the Financial Times (U.K.). On Wednesday, Fatih Birol said that the IEA believed that Moscow was holding back at least one-third of the gas it could send to Europe, while depleting Russian-controlled storage facilities to increase the impression of tight supplies. Birol linked the move to ongoing geopolitical tensions around Ukraine. In the fourth quarter of 2021,...

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