Bloomberg: "The decision by President Vladimir Putin to invade Ukraine, the EU’s eastern neighbor, highlights the bloc’s dependence on gas imports from Russia and has triggered calls from some politicians and companies on banning those purchases. The risk of supply disruptions is set to be discussed by EU energy ministers at an emergency meeting in Brussels later on Monday."
“'Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is a watershed moment for the EU, which will also redesign its energy map,' said Simone Tagliapietra, one of the authors of the report. 'Our key message here is clear: if the EU is forced or willing to bear the cost, it should be doable to replace Russian gas already for next winter without economic activity being devastated.'”