Coal has been long considered unclean energy. However, some energy experts argue that it might be an alternative, at least in the short term, for Russian natural gas that Ukraine and Europe are so dependent on.
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Russia-China natural gas deal, signed in late May was interpreted by many as Russia’s attempt to make up for its shaky and deteriorating relationships with EU following the crisis in Ukraine.