Stopping of Russian gas supplies signals an emergency in Germany, the government urges citizens to reduce their use.
There are signs of supply disruptions in the coming days to Germany, Russia’s biggest customer of natural gas. The reason is, Russia has asked Germany to pay the gas price in its currency, the ruble.
Whereas Germany has refused payment in Ruble and wants to pay in Euro as before. In this way, if Russia stops gas supply, then there is bound to be panic in Germany.
Stopping of Russian gas supplies signals an emergency: Signs of imposition of emergency regarding gas.
German Finance Minister Robert Habeck has indicated a state of emergency will be imposed if the gas supply from Russia stops.
The Finance Minister has requested the consumers to reduce their usage. He said that the people of Germany should save energy in view of the ongoing war in Ukraine.
They reduce the use of gas and oil. The German government has hinted at reducing dependence on Russian gas.
Poland will stop importing oil from Russia by the end of this year in compliance with sanctions imposed due to the Ukraine war.
Calls to reduce dependence on Russian fuel.
Prime Minister Mattias Moravski said Poland has stopped importing coal from Russia. Gas imports will be cut from May while oil imports will be stopped by the end of 2022.
The prime minister has also called on EU countries to reduce their dependence on Russian fuel.
Britain also imposed a ban on Russian planes.
Britain has also announced a halt to technical assistance on Russian aircraft and ships. There is an agreement between the countries to give this aid along the way.
Slovakia, once a friend of Russia, has also expelled 35 of its embassy personnel from the country. Earlier, Belgium and Poland have also expelled Russian embassy personnel.
Russia Ukraine War: Despite the promise, Russian attacks did not reduce, America said – the Russian army is deploying to new places.
Nearly five weeks later, the pace of Russian attacks on Ukraine has not slowed. On Wednesday, Russian attacks on the outskirts of the capital Kyiv, Chernihiv, Kharkiv, Maripol, etc., continued.
In the talks between the two countries in Turkey on Tuesday, Russia had assured to reduce attacks on Kyiv and Chernihiv.
But Charnihiv Mayor Vladislav Astroshenko said Russian attacks on his city had increased in the past 24 hours. The same situation is on the outskirts of Kyiv.
US officials have said satellite images showed the Russian military was not withdrawing from the outskirts of Kyiv but was swapping troops and relocating them to new bases there.