1 October 2022

Why has Russia stopped gas supplies to Europe? | Inside Story



Much of the continent of Europe is facing a difficult winter ahead. Russia has once again shut down the crucial Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline to Germany. It's raised fears of shortages and possible blackouts in the coming months. Russian authorities say the pipeline was shut to repair a leak. But European leaders have rejected this – accusing Russia of weaponising energy in response to the Ukraine sanctions. So, how will Europe cope with this unprecedented gas shortage? Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra Guests: Stanislav Mitrakhovich – Leading Expert at the National Energy Security Fund and a Researcher at the Moscow-based Financial University. Anne-Sophie Corbeau – Global Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy and a Former Head of Gas Analysis at British Petroleum. Ben Aris – Founder and Editor-in-Chief of bne IntelliNews and a former Moscow Bureau Chief for the Daily Telegraph. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #EuropeEnergyCrisis #NordStorm1 #RussianGas #InsideStory
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