Europe’s challenge to build an energy union dealing with supplies and prices

Poland's Donald Tusk has won support for his European energy union to cut dependence on Russia (photo: dpa)
Poland's Donald Tusk has won support for his European energy union to cut dependence on Russia (photo: dpa)

European Union countries are looking after their own individual interests when negotiating gas prices with Russian energy giant Gazprom. Russia is exploiting the situation as a political weapon to divide the EU and manipulate other countries. A proposal for an energy union by former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk seems to be gaining ground with backing from the European Commission and the European Council.

<i>Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk - the new President of the European Council - proposed creating an energy union to ensure stable gas supplies and fair market-based gas prices in March 2014. This would provide the EU with effective solidarity in negotiations with Russia...

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