Germany´s failing ´stored´ nat-gas & LNG experiment

Saturday, 15 October 2022 — The Saker Blog

by Jorge Vilches for the Saker blog

the LNG click-bait

The sitting US Secretary of State very recently declared in an official press conference that the NS1 and NS2 pipeline sabotage will have “no impact on European energy resilience”…

We should assume that Secretary Antony Blinken was referring to the timely supply of US LNG substitute equivalent to pipeline nat-gas now theoretically available (not) which would save the European day. With a clear smile, Blinken considered it to be a “tremendous opportunity” for the US to help Europe wean off of Russian energy… with the USA ready to be “the leading supplier (of dirty fracked seaborne LNG) to Europe”. And all of it despite the great ripoff “mondepreise” moon-high prices charged by US vendors according to the German Minister of Economics Robert Habeck who is now sorrowfully surprised by the very market dynamics that he actively contributed to establish.
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Watch: Russian Gains in Bakhmut, Ukraine Overextended, & US Lectures India

Monday, 17 October 2022 — Land Destroyer

(The New Atlas) – Update for Russian military operations against Ukraine for October 17, 2022.

  • Russian forces are closing in on Bakhmut city – with even the Western media noting the inevitability of Russia’s victory there;
  • Ukrainian offensives are grinding to a halt – whatever additional gains they make will be temporary and inevitably reversed as Russia prepares what appears to be a major offensive of its own;
  • Western media is depending heavily on propaganda to paper over severe weapon and ammunition shortages in Ukraine and the implications it has on Kiev’s fighting capacity;
  • The US is lashing out with an increasingly desperate tone as nations around the globe refuse to subordinate themselves and their nation’s interests to US foreign policy objectives – India being among them;

A war Russia set to win

Monday, 17 October 2022 — The Tribune

The Europeans have been nicely played by the Americans

Former Ambassador MK Bhadrakumar

Two massive terrorist strikes misfired spectacularly and a terrible beauty is born in the Ukraine war. These two carefully planned attacks in quick succession — on Nord Stream gas pipelines and Crimean Bridge — were intended as a knockout blow to Russia. According to President Vladimir Putin, people ‘who want to finally sever ties between Russia and the EU, weaken Europe’ are behind the Nord Stream blasts. He named the US, Ukraine and Poland as ‘beneficiaries’.
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