Does Pootin want war with the West?Watch
So? We have other fuels.
If he starts a shooting war, he loses. Simple as that. And he knows that, which is why it's never going to happen.
A LOT of European countries still rely on Russia, since there are no better alternative.
As per your gas point, Europe has plenty of coal which can be pushed through parliament and built in under a year.
As per your China point, they don't need war to become a superpower (neither does India).
The European flag would be over Moscow on 6 months excluding nukes.
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