Euro-Vision of Energy Trade With Russia: Current Problems and Future Prospects for EU Solidarity in Energy Trade
Article from: OGEL 4 (2014), in EU - Russia relations
This article provides an analysis of the legal framework against which the energy trade between the European Union (EU) and the Russian Federation (Russia) has been conducted. In doing so the EU's ability and duty to operate its external energy trade in solidarity are analysed. In addition, the article assesses whether and to what extent the current EU - Russia energy trade is conducted within the confines of a rule based system. In order to illustrate the arguments, the relevant jurisprudence and EU Member State practices are utilised. It is concluded that principle of solidarity is a ...