Andreas Goldthau

EU prevails in pipeline tug-of-war with Moscow

The Kremlin stopping the South Stream pipeline project is a success of EU energy foreign policy. Yet, as I argue in my OpEd for the Vienna based newspaper Der Standard, it is Brussels based bureaucrats who have brought Putin to his knees, not diplomats. What this demonstrates is that Europe’s answer to Russia’s energy geopolitics lies in Single Market regulation. Read more (in German).

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