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Russia continues to supply many EU countries with gas

Russia continues to supply many EU countries with gas Germany has no longer received gas from Russia since late summer, but other EU states have: How can that be? Spain increased its import of gas from Russia last year. The last Russian gas came to Germany at the end of August 2022, and since then Norway, the Netherlands and Belgium have mainly taken over the supply. But although other countries are also reducing their dependence on Russia, one year after the start of the Russian war of aggression against Ukraine, Russian gas continues to arrive in the European Union - via the Transgas pipeline, the Turkstream pipeline and as liquefied natural gas (LNG) by sea . Unlike oil, gas is not subject to EU sanctions. And so, as recently as November last year, 13 percent of the total gas supply within the EU came from Russia. That is far less than in November 2021, when it was still 40 percent. Nevertheless, between January and November last year, Russia was still the EU's most important gas supplier with almost 25 percent - on a par with Norway - as cumulative EU data show. In countries like Austria the proportion is even higher. https://www.handelsblatt.com/politik/international/energiekrise-russland-versorgt-viele-eu-laender-weiter-mit-gas/28990248.html

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  • Videlis Eddie

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    i thought the EU had already ended its relationship with Russia

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    • Ann Nyambura

      35 w

      The continued import of Russian gas is a complex issue influenced by economic, political, and energy security considerations.

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      • Kevin

        36 w

        The EU importing gas from Russia only emphasizes lack of effort to shift to clean energy sources

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        • We Don't Have Time

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          • Princess

            36 w

            EU relying on Russian gas raises worries about politics and energy safety.

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            • walter lungayi

              36 w

              This is so disappointing. The need to transition towards cleaner and more sustainable sources of energy is becoming increasingly urgent in the face of climate change. While the continued supply of gas from Russia to EU countries highlights the challenges in balancing energy needs, geopolitical considerations, and environmental goals, it also underscores the importance of accelerating the shift towards clean energy sources. This includes investing in renewable energy technologies, improving energy efficiency, and promoting sustainable practices. By doing so, we can not only reduce our dependence on fossil fuels but also create new economic opportunities and contribute to a more sustainable future for all.

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