CNBC qutoes Brent Scowcroft Center Resident Senior Fellow Ian Brzezinski on the draft law submitted by Ukraine’s president to parliament  suggesting that the country drastically change its gas storage and transportation system:

Ian Brzezinski, senior fellow at the Atlantic Council who focuses on trans-Atlantic security, told CNBC that Putin’s goal is to reassert Russian hegemony, if not control over Ukraine.

“Acquiring control of a pipeline is one step toward and one benefit of achieving his overall objective,” Brzezinski said.

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