Tension Between EU and Russia Over Gas?

The EU cannot forget the interruption in gas supply early this year, but Russia insists there should be no decrease in dependence

"There is no question of diminishing the dependence that Europe has on Russian gas - why should we even be discussing this?" Alexander Medvedev, deputy chairman of Gazprom, asked on May 26. But memories of the interruption to Russian natural gas supplies to Europe at the beginning of the year inevitably color the relationship.

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