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Russia-EU energy relations

Russia-EU energy relations

Russia is – and will remain – the EU’s major supplier for oil, natural gas and coal at least for the next decade.

Recent gas and oil contracts with China will gradually allow Russia to diversify its energy portfolio and decrease its dependency on the European market.

The sanctions will most likely reinforce this trend.

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