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Russia’s nuclear sector is surging

The rise of Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation came about as a result of massive state centralization and unification.


Russia eyes rapid Middle East energy expansion

Iran, Iraq and possibly even Syria will become the new hub of Russian oil-related investments.


Russia and the World Trade Organization: a complex relationship

After the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the Russian Federation adopted, through what it was called the “shock therapy”, the market economy and the capitalism system. 4 years later, as a consequence of an always more globalized economy, the former trade agreement called GATT (general agreement on tariffs and trade) was replaced by a new entity: the world trade organization (WTO).


Perspective for Turkish Stream project: possible scenarios and challenges

Following the cancellation of South Stream, Russia announced its plans to reroute the pipeline to Turkey, instead of Bulgaria. The new pipeline was dubbed Turkish Stream, with same capacity of South Stream, but less vulnerable to EU competition law.


Russia-USA: a question of people's perspective

Many Russians, including those within the political establishment, are fairly convinced that Russia and the US are very much alike and, in fact, are two sides of the same coin.


Rise of electric VEHICLES

There’ s something about electric vehicles. They don’ t use gasoline or diesel and therefore don’ t pollute the air. They run without noise and are cost-efficient. If Filipinos are educated…


2019 сould be a very bad year for Ukraine

If Russia stops using Ukraine as a transit country for energy exports a major hole will open in the Ukrainian economy which Europe and the US do not appear prepared to fill.


Caspian Sea Region: Pros and Cons

The Caspian Sea region, including the Sea and the littoral states surrounding it, is important to world energy markets because it holds large reserves of undeveloped oil and natural gas. The Caspian Sea's mineral wealth has resulted in disagreements between the five countries over ownership of the resources, and the region's huge energy potential has sparked fierce competition--between producers as well as consumers--over the final export routes for this oil and natural gas.


Can Russia develop its shale reserves?

Russia's tight oil will play an increasingly important role in its oil output, underpinned by the fact that 20 % of its current reserves already belong to the «tight» category.


Kazakhstan: the new “Great Game” in Central Asia

In the whole 19th century, Central Asia was in the heart of a complex geostrategic game which saw strong rivalries and conflicts between the British and the Russian Empires for supremacy in Central Asia.


Russia’s comeback in the LNG race

In a little more than a month's time, Russia will formalize its claim for a bigger role in the ever-expanding global LNG market.


How the Kremlin will resolve Russian economic structural problems

Russia in 2010, after having to deal these last two years with a dramatic decline of its economy, can see the future with more optimism.


Russia’s Arctic oil is off limits for private drillers

On the last day of summer 2017, Russia's PM Medvedev held a government session dedicated to the development of the country's territories in the Arctic.


Ukraine says No to Russian coal and gas – favors nuclear power

In spite of a blockade on shipments of anthracite coal from Donbass to Ukrainian thermal power plants since this past winter, the country has thus far avoided blackouts.


Russian Oil Companies To Be Number One

Strong oil prices pushed oil & gas companies into the majority of the share-price winner spots for the first quarter of 2002. Russian energy companies remained among the leaders, continuing last year?s trend


70 years of India-Russia relations: emerging trends in cooperation

India and Russia have been celebrating 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations.


On November 23 the Governor of Sakhalin region Igor Farkhutdinov has answered questions of the Information Agency Neftegaz.RU

In general we have finished the third quarter well enough. Comparing to our neighbour's parameters, the Sakhalin development result is one of the best. The volume of industrial production for 9 months has made 114 % in comparison with a level of the last year, which is the highest parameter in region, and it is perhaps only higher in Chukotsky autonomous region. It is difficult to tell something concrete about the Gross Regional Product - as this parameter is calculated only by results of one year.


Low oil prices won’t deter Russia from Arctic drilling

In the wake of the Arctic Summit in Arkhangelsk and Rosneft getting drilling activities underway in the Laptev Sea, one cannot help but think that Russia is carrying out a comeback to the offshore Arctic region.


Turkmenistan takes tough measures: Analysis

Turkmenistan's reported decision to cut gas supplies to Iran highlights 2 massive issues: the country's lack of hard cash and the problems of a landlocked producer trying to sell its gas in a buyer's market.


The difficult path of the EU-Russian partnership

Since the collapse of the USSR the relationship between Russia and the European Union (EU) has evolved in various phases mainly based on global securities issues, economic trade and energetic questions.


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