What would happen if Putin were to succeed? The consequences for us would be much more costly – in every respect – than our assistance for Ukraine. This is one reason why I today signed an agreement with Volodymyr Zelensky in which we commit to providing long-term support. Chancellor Scholz in the new episode of Kanzler kompakt.
In the medium term the German government will reduce electricity prices as a counterweight to the new CO2 pricing. The principle is simple: if revenues from CO2 pricing rise, electricity prices will be reduced further.