Search: Conference,USSR (3 materials)

Breaking the Ice: The Northern Sea Route

... achieved in the peak years. In the historic peak of 1987 a total of 6.5 million tons of cargo was transported via the NSR by the USSR, which then fell to a historic low just shy of 1.5 million in the dusk of 1998’s new Russia. In 2012 we have reached ... ... continue to be thin with persistently protracted summers. The Nuclear Gambit – Russian Icebreaking Fleet: As the RIAC conference was taking place the Russian icebreaking fleet was about to celebrate its 54 birthday, which we can all agree is quite ...


Euro League: EU vs Russia

... the EU aims to win Ukraine to make sure its gas is supposedly more secured and to continue its enlargement policy for both rational and questionable reasons. On the other, Russia aims to make sure it achieves its goal of restoring 80% of the defunct USSR’s market for likewise a myriad of reasons; with Ukraine being the final element in the formation, as Kazakhstan and Belarus are already sitting in the dugout. In this post we will explore this contest with fresh insight from this week’s ...


Who Governs Global Oil Prices?

... to see how the 2010s Dodd-Frank Act, which came into force in 2011, performs and if it mitigates the emerged problems. Still, on the bright-side, we only have to wait for 7-10 years, as that is about how long a typical recession takes to roll-in! USSR had a very modest impact during the first three stages of the evolutionary track, as it was a 'price taker', rather than a 'price maker'. An entire range of reasons were behind this and some of them mirror insofar ...


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