That Soviet Gas Pipeline To the West

Costick, Miles
August 1981
National Review;8/21/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 16, p956
The article focuses on the proposal of the Soviet Union to build a natural gas pipeline from northwestern Siberia, Russia to Western Europe. According to U.S. President Ronald Reagan, the proposed project presents a dangerous threat to the Atlantic Alliance. The Soviet wants to borrow from financial institutions in Japan and Western Europe in order to finance the construction of the pipeline. Although many protested against the construction of the pipeline, the only factor hindering the initiation of the project is its financial sources, the financial institutions.


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