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European Energy Security: U.S. Interests and Coercive Russian Diplomacy, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation of the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifteenth Congress, First Session, December 12, 2017   [open pdf - 362KB]

This is the December 12, 2017 hearing titled "European Energy Security: U.S. Interests and Coercive Russian Diplomacy," held before the Senate Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation of the Committee on Foreign Relations. From the opening statement of Ron Johnson: "So the title of this hearing, 'European Energy Security: U.S. Interests and Coercive Russian Diplomacy,' would just be another method that Russia is utilizing to destabilize. Our goal as the United States is to stabilize, provide security. And in subsequent trips over to Europe, it is pretty easy to make the point to our European allies and people that are struggling to shed the legacy of Russian corruption, of Soviet Union corruption. Their future lies with the West certainly economically. There is no economic future looking to the East or Russia." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: A. Wess Mitchell and John E. McCarrick.

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S. Hrg. 115-627; Senate Hearing 115-627
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2019
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Public Domain
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