Deutsche Welle quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Resident Fellow Erik Brattberg on whether Sweden and Finland will eventually opt to join NATO:

Sweden and Finland have little to fear when it comes to Russian economic sanctions, according to analysts. “Russia’s ability to put very strong economic pressure on Sweden is quite limited. Sweden does get a large part of its natural gas from Russia, however, natural gas is only a small part of the overall energy consumption,” Erik Brattberg, a resident fellow at the Washington-based Atlantic Council, told DW. While Finland might be slightly more dependent on Russia than Sweden, the overall impact of Russia shutting off gas supplies would be fairly limited, he added.

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