IGA’s chairperson commented on Russia’s cutoff of gas supply to Poland and Bulgaria for der Tagesspiegel. She asks: Why did Russia target Poland and Bulgaria (apart from issues regarding contract terms): two countries with different historical perceptions of Russia and current policies towards the Ukraine war? The Kremlin attacks even those that traditionally try to provide a degree of accommodation with Russian interests such as Bulgaria. Poland is better prepared to deal with the cutoff of gas due to the determined pursuit of a policy of weaning itself off of Russian energy supplies over the years. You can read the full article (in German) here.