What is the EU doing to end its reliance on Russian energy?

Russia has been a large supplier of energy to the EU

Russia has been a large supplier of energy to the EU Image: Unsplash/Martin Krchnacek

Douglas Broom
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
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An infographic showing gross available energy in the EU and its sources (%, 2020)
Russia supplied almost a quarter of the EU’s energy in 2020. Image: Eurostat
An infographic showing EU imports of natural gas
The EU is highly reliant on Russian gas. Image: Eurostat

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An infographic showing EU imports of solid fuel
Russia is a huge global supplier of coal. Image: Eurostat
An infographic showing EU imports of crude oil
Russia also dominates the EU’s imports of crude oil. Image: Eurostat
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