This op-ed was originally published in Dienas Bizness (Latvia), (Finland), Sina (China). It will be published in Hospodarske Noviny (Slovakia), El Economista (Spain), Le Temps (Switzerland), Diario Economico (Portugal), and Dziennik Gazeta (Poland).
European citizens remain vulnerable to another gas crisis, ten years after Russia cut off gas supplies to Ukraine and Europe in the winters of 2006 and 2009.
The events ten years ago revealed European vulnerability and sparked demands to increase Europe’s energy security.
In response to the crisis, European leaders planned to reduce Europe’s dependence on Russian gas via supply diversification and import dependency reduction. However, this strategy soon proved …read more