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Europe divided over Ukraine

Geoff Ebbs /2 February, 2022

Writing in Al Jazeera today, Dimitar Bechev, writes that the visit by Hungarian President Viktor Orban to Moscow to secure a new gas deal and express support for Russian resistance to NATO shows how complex the situation in Eastern Europe is. Poland, the Baltic states and Romania have strongly expressed support for NATO involvement in Continue Reading →

Turko-Russian gas deal turns up the heat in Syria

Geoff Ebbs /18 October, 2016

Turkey and Russia signed a deal last week securing a gas pipeline from Russia through Turkey to Europe. The deal makes Turkey the gateway for European fossil fuels to travel from the source. Military analysts note that the USA is fighting to retain control of fossil fuels in Syria. Were Russia and Turkey to gain Continue Reading →