Bartosz Sieniawski

Experts doubt Polish government’s plans to have nuclear by 2033

The government’s plan to have its first nuclear plant by 2033 as part of the six reactors it aims to have in operation by 2043 is too ambitious, experts have said. Poland, which relies heavily on fossil fuels and has...

Poles ready for Russian shutdown of Yamal gas pipeline

The Polish government says it is ready to disconnect Poland from Russian gas, as no Russian gas has arrived since 27 April via the Yamal pipeline that runs through the country. As part of the counter-sanctions imposed on Western countries,...

Poland wants to become CEE’s main oil supplier, replace Russia

Poland’s largest majority-state-owned oil company PKN Orlen says it can replace Russia as the main oil supplier for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as it has the infrastructure, the right suppliers, and enough fuel to ensure a continuous supply of...

The fossil fuel companies profiting from Europe’s oil trade with Russia

As the European Union is preparing a full-scale embargo on Russian oil imports, EURACTIV takes a closer look at some of the companies that have so far profited from the trade within the bloc.
Europe's East 08-04-2022

EU funds to help Ukraine refugees are insufficient, frontline countries warn

Frontline EU countries receiving Ukrainian refugees are warning that the bloc's current approach of loosening rules that govern structural fund spending in order to finance the influx of those fleeing the war will be insufficient in the long run.