Russia Turns Gas Turbines Into Bargaining Chips in Energy Fight
Gazprom to cut Nord Stream flows to 20% of capacity July 27
Russia blames the West for restricting turbine maintenance
Get used to reading about gas turbines: where they are, what state they’re in and, most important of all: whether they’re operating.
That’s because the security of Europe’s winter energy supply and the health of its economy now depend on a handful of the machines that Moscow is apparently using as bargaining chips to try to force the West to ease up on sanctions.