According to her, the creation of such a mechanism would help "to minimize Moscow's income."

“Many, including myself, consider this option attractive from an overall economic point of view, but in fact, launching such a mechanism is a difficult task, all these issues have not yet been worked out,” Yellen told reporters in Bonn.

According to Alexander Shirov, director of the Institute for National Economic Forecasting of the Russian Academy of Sciences, it is currently technically difficult for Europe to refuse to import Russian energy resources.

Leading expert of the National Energy Security Fund, lecturer at the Financial University under the Government of Russia Igor Yushkov, in an interview with the Economics Today, commented on the situation with energy supplies to the EU.