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On February 23, 2017 in Brussels Dr. Konstantin Simonov will present the special analytical report "Nord Stream 2 and Ukraine: Costs Should Decide".
On February 23, 2017 at the Brussels Energy Club there will be a meeting and discussion the topic: "The price competitiveness of Russian gas supply corridors to Europe: the Ukrainian Route Vs the Nord Streams".
There is one fundamental question to be asked about the Nord Stream pipeline projects, particularly the expansion project Nord Stream II: is this a more cost efficient way of bringing Russian gas to the EU than via the long established Ukrainian corridor? While this is the type of question that might raise some eyebrows, it remains a discussion that needs to be had — ideally in a sober and rational manner.
And it is for this very reason that the Brussels Energy Club has invited Dr. Konstantin Simonov, author of the recent paper: Nord Steam II Vs Ukraine: Let the Costs Decide, to Brussels to lead the discussion.
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