The US has already banned oil imports from Russia, and European Union countries are aiming to do the same thing, gradually over the next year.
Germany plans to stop importing Russian oil by the end of the year even if the European Union fails to agree on an EU-wide ban in its next set of sanctions.
How much time Europe needs to abandon Russian gas and what the alternatives are.
This is the first time since the EU sanctions against Lukashenko became effective.
US Senate to vote in January on Senator Ted Cruz's gas pipeline sanctions bill
The market will operate in aт interaction mode between authorized business entities.
Lukashenko described the conditions under which Belarus will stop the transit of energy resources to the EU.
The Russian gas pipeline does not meet European standards.
The volume of oil sold was over 1 million barrels.
While the gas price in Europe reaches more than $1000, Belarus gets gas for $128.5/thousand cubic meters.
The updated bill does not include a provision that would force Biden to impose sanctions over the pipeline.
The pipeline must be certified before Russia can start exporting gas to Europe.