December 12, 2019

INSIGHT: U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2 May Have Unintended Consequences

By Robert Dillon

Originally published on Aug. 29, 2019 by Bloomberg Environment

For all the concern of Kremlin kompromat, or blackmail, on President Donald Trump, Russia’s conduct has come under increased pressure and scrutiny during his presidency. 

Since taking office, Trump has tightened existing economic sanctions and signed additional restrictions on Russia’s energy sector, simultaneously striking at the Kremlin’s source of influence and its hard currency.·

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