Russian gas.

The EU is set to import record volumes of liquefied natural gas from Russia this year, despite aiming to wean itself off Russian fossil fuels by 2027, The Financial Times reports.

I’ve heard some analysts play this down, arguing that these numbers are still small compared to the bloc’s overall imports. Others point to the moral implications. All in all, it’s “absurd,” as the Spanish minister said.

Anca Gurzu

Chief Europe Correspondent