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What progress is the EU making on ending its reliance on Russian energy?

Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine over 100 days ago led to EU demands to dramatically cut the bloc’s use of Russian energy. Image: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration

Stefan Ellerbeck

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EU countries and the UK have regularly paid more than $100 billion a year for Russian energy supplies.
EU countries and the UK have regularly paid more than $100 billion a year for Russian energy supplies. Image: Statista

Share of Russian energy resources in total oil and petroleum product imports in the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020, by country.
Share of Russian energy resources in total oil and petroleum product imports in the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020, by country. Image: Statista

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