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

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

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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Dr. Frank Umbach
Russia’s individual gas prices for different EU customers are often not cheap or based on real market factors, but reflect Russia’s powerful monopoly
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