Dr. Anna Mikulska, Ph.D. and Dr. Kamila Pronińska of the Baker Institute write on Russia’s energy strategy in Europe.
- Russia has recently cut off gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria.
- Poland has been working on diversifying its energy supply for years, building out LNG terminals and pipelines from other nations.
- Russia’s use of energy as leverage for its war on Ukraine emphasizes the need for Europe to move on from Russian natural gas and oil.
“From the energy security perspective, the specifics of those countries’ decision will be important and need to represent a definitive, unifying statement that, as it stands, Russia is not a reliable provider of natural gas and the EU needs to diversify gas supplies away from Russia, if not abandon them altogether.”
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