It seems that Europe has a looming Gazprom problem. The largest natural gas extractor in the world, and third largest oil company, Gazprom appears keen to dominate European energy markets.
It is a huge company, overtaking Microsoft to become the world's third largest company by market value. But this is no ordinary goliath - the Russian government has a majority on the board of directors. Gazprom has already flexed its muscles by cutting off gas to the Ukraine, and warning Belarus it will triple gas prices by year-end. Now it has turned its attention to the European Union.
The recent Russian Economic Forum in London is a warning of things to come: Don't stand in the way.
The Russian bear was growling and Moscow was demonstrating its growing economic influence on the West. Alexander Medvedev, gas giant Gazprom’s deputy chief executive, even made it on to the BBC’s main evening news signifying just how far Russian companies have come in establishing their global profile.
President Vladimir Putin’s seizure of control over Russia’s oil and gas sector is now complete. Russia is flexing its muscles to recover its former superpower’s swagger on the world stage.
At the time appointed he(AntiMessiah) shall return, and come toward the south; but it shall not be like the former, or like the latter.
I count 3 times that P.Charles is due in Israel, the former(1st time), the latter(2nd time), and the appointed time(3rd time, which is the abomination, of desolation time).
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