The European Union recently renewed its economic sanctions on Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, but Russia remains a big energy source, albeit with one big “if” — if Russia can get its energy to market. And that becomes a question of pipeline geopolitics.
For Europe and Russia, this means the question of the “Turkish Stream” pipeline project under the Black Sea, a potential geo-economic game-changer if Europe ever accepted to import Russian gas through it. Because of the high symbolic political stakes as well, the project is of interest far beyond the world of energy policy.
South Stream becomes Turkish Stream
The …read more
Source: Canadian International Council