Skip to comments.Putin says US trying to derail gas pipeline plan
Posted on 06/24/2014 10:18:58 PM PDT by wetphoenixEdited on 06/24/2014 10:33:22 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]
VIENNA (AP) — The U.S. is trying to derail a project to build a gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine to supply Europe, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday after Russian and Austrian energy firms agreed to build the pipeline's western end.
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Yeah Vlad, we know how you feel. (Keystone XL pipeline.)
Sorry to say this, but Vlad has more credibility than the fool on the hill at this point in time. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEHckjjbE8I&feature=related
Pipelines were what the whole Syrian/Ukrainian deal was to begin with.
LOTS of people poised to make wheelbarrows full of money if they can cut off the Russian deals in Europe. The pivot to China by Putin cuts out a lot of the leverage against Russia.
Putins almost certainly correct about thus one.
No problem, Europe. Obama will fix you up with Solyndra.
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