Episode 143: How Russia’s control over gas puts Bosnia and Herzegovina at its mercy
11. November 2022.13:07
When Russia cut the flow of gas for a few days in 2009 due to a dispute with Ukraine, tens of thousands of households in Bosnia and Herzegovina were left without heating during that cold winter. Thirteen years later, following the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the price of gas has gone up and people using gas for heating are worried if there will even be enough of it. While European Union countries have stored enough gas for the upcoming winter, Bosnia and Herzegovina is still exclusively dependent on gas deliveries from Russia. In this programme, we’ll be analysing what the authorities have failed to do, but also what can still be done in order for Bosnia to end the Russian monopoly over its gas imports.
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