EU-Russia talks highlight divisions on energy

EU-Russia talks highlight divisions on energy


Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin criticized the European Union’s rules on energy infrastructure on 24 February, underlining a failure to make progress in energy talks. Speaking to reporters after discussions with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Putin said the EU’s rules on the ownership of pipeline infrastructure, known as the third energy package, were a confiscation of assets. “The third energy package, it is quite clear, will harm the activities of ou...


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