This was always going to go this way, so is it by design?
How did anyone think the sanctions would end any other way?
This is the exact example of how to use the saying, “don’t bite the hand that feeds you.”
Germany are saying, “ve do not vant to be buying your gas anzymore, but ve need ze gas so ve vill set ze price until ve are stoppen ze buying of ze gas because ve have other energy.”
Russia have said how about we turn it off indefinitely now instead.
Germany is playing Russian Roulette with a full barrel.
This winter is going to see some serious back peddling by cold European countries.
In the mean time Euro leaders are seeing how much egg they can fit on their face