April 15, 2014

Go Ahead, Vladimir, Make My Day

Thomas Friedman, New York Times

The Associated Press

SO the latest news is that President Vladimir Putin of Russia has threatened to turn off gas supplies to Ukraine if Kiev doesn’t pay its overdue bill, and, by the way, Ukraine’s pipelines are the transit route for 15 percent of gas consumption for Europe. If I’m actually rooting for Putin to go ahead and shut off the gas, does that make me a bad guy?

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TAGGED: Vladimir Putin, Russia, Natural Gas, Ukraine, Europe


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