Podcast

War in Ukraine: The EU’s ban on Russian coal

A live podcast on energy sanctions on Russia following the EU ban on Russian coal.

Publishing date
05 April 2022

On 5 April 2022, the EU announced that it will ban coal imports from Russia. The move — aimed squarely at energy imports for the first time — comes as a direct response to reports that Russian forces committed war crimes in Ukraine. In this live podcast, Giuseppe Porcaro discusses with Simone Tagliapietra unpack how the coal ban will presumably be implemented, and what it means in terms of direct and indirect consequences.

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