US ratchets up pressure to break Russia's stranglehold over Europe's energy market

09/01/2017

U.S. attempts to export natural gas to Europe appears likely to increase the pressure on the region's dominant player at a time when Washington has vowed to break down Russia's stranglehold over the market. Lithuania became the first former Soviet state to receive a shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the U.S. on Aug. 21. The deal is aimed to reduce Europe's dependence on Russia's gas supplies.

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/23/us-pressures-russias-stranglehold-over-europes-gas-market.html