Will Greece-Russia gas deal threated EU energy security?

Date: 05-05-2015 | Category: Energy Security, Europe, Geopolitics, Russia and Eurasia

Earlier this month, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras that Greece would get “hundreds of millions of Euros every year” for bringing Russian gas into the EU.  Gazprom’s goal is to establish a new entry point to Europe bypassing the traditional route through Ukraine.  Panagiotis Lafazanis, the Greek energy minister, announced last week that Athens may repay the advance provided by Moscow once the “Turkish Stream” extension becomes operational in 2019. http://www.naturalgaseurope.com/greece-russia-gas-deal-threaten-eu-energy-security-23487?utm_content=bufferd2ffd&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer  By Dr. Ariel Cohen Natural Gas Europe May 4, 2015

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