The strict rejection of the EU's plans for taxing CO2-intensive imports has meanwhile given way in the Russian debate to an attitude that no longer rejects global decarbonisation. This also opens up fields for international cooperation in climate protection. However, fossil fuels should continue to play a strong role in Russia, as Yana Zabanova makes clear in her contribution.
Table of contents
Big changes underway
From rejection to reluctant acceptance
Uncertain place in energy transition
Russia's strategies to adapt
EU options for engaging with Russia