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Why hasn't the U.S. gone after Gazprom?

Tuesday, May 6th 2014 - 22:52 UTC
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By John C.K. Daly - Amidst the deepening war of words over Moscow's annexation of Crimea, U.S. President Barack Obama on April 28 added more Russian individuals and companies to a sanctions list that already included influential members of Russian President Vladimir Putin's inner circle and Bank Rossiya, which has close ties to the Russian leadership. Read full article


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  • The_Truth_shall_B_Trolld

    They have half of the US government in their pockets, why else?

    May 07th, 2014 - 01:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Mendocinovino

    No, It is a trump card to play, if needed, later on.

    May 07th, 2014 - 01:35 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Bisley

    Obama has no intention of doing anything hurtful to the Russians; he just wants to appear to be doing something.

    May 07th, 2014 - 04:47 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • A_Voice

    Am I missing something here..?
    How will American sanctions against Gazprom work without EU sanctions against Gazprom....?
    I would have thought that the reason the US haven't made sanctions against Gazprom is Gazprom would barely notice it...
    Does the US think that sanctions against Gazprom will somehow prevent Russia exporting to the EU...?..who else would the Russians be able to sell their gas to...?
    How to bankrupt your economy with one move...I think not...

    May 07th, 2014 - 05:46 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Anglotino

    Putin blinked anyway. So a moot point at the moment.

    May 07th, 2014 - 09:04 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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