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Will China’s 14th Five-Year Plan Be Able to Deliver on Its Objectives?

... balance. It presumed the transition from minerals to renewable energy resources, as well as from coal to natural gas. The measures indicated in the 13 th five-year plan related primarily to the electric power industry and the tasks of ensuring sustainable energy supply to the country's economy and population. This approach made it the ‘greenest’ plan so far. (The 13 th Five-Year Plan for Energy Development, 2016). Some alternative energy sources and emission reductions goals have been partially achieved by 2018. For example, carbon ...


Russia might well consider its participation in EU defence policy projects within the framework of PESCO

... structurally complementary. And it is not that we have nothing better to do than build pipelines that – despite resistance from some EU countries – bring gas to Europe. Russia makes a lot of money out of it. The main thing is that we strengthen Europe’s energy security. Another example: despite EU’s unilateral measures against Russia, we have long-established cross-border cooperation, especially in the North-West of Russia – with Finland, Sweden, Poland and the Baltic countries. This is even financially ...


Good News From the Parallel Energy Sector

... that demand for electricity on weekdays will be more like demand for electricity on weekends as people stay at home. But what does that mean for the sector? Former Siemens representative in Russia Dietrich Moeller believes that a slowdown in the global economy and a decrease in the electricity consumption especially in the industrial production, cannot be easily compensated by an insignificant increase in private consumption on a global scale. He is confident that energy companies will face lower electricity prices. Thus, a lower turnover. Steven Griffiths (Vice President for Research and Development, Khalifa University of Science and Technology in Abu Dhabi), suggests that declining demand will change the distribution ...


Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035

Russia’s Energy Strategy to 2035 (ES-2035) enters, finally, the home stretch. The Ministry of Energy submitted its version of the document to the Russian Government in early October 2019. Once approved (this is expected before year’s end), ES-2035 will become ...


India-Russia Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership in the 21 Century

... strategic partnership. The annual summits that has been taking place since 2000 have helped in making an overall assessment on the wide-ranging aspects of political and strategic cooperation, military and security cooperation, cooperation in the spheres of economy, energy, industry, science and technology, etc.[ 1 ] The 19th summit was held in New Delhi on October 2018 where the two leaders, Indian Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin took stock of the bilateral relationship and ...


Bridges to India

... US-India cooperation works. Over the next twenty years, this can create an Indo-Russian executive bridge similar to the Indo-American one. Commerce between India and Russia would grow in IT and other hi-tech areas as in the Indo-American model. India’s energy needs Energy is the most critical need for India. India imported US$ 112 billion of crude oil in 2018, of which US$ 75 billion of crude came from Middle Eastern countries. This is galling to the Indians, especially given the overwhelming geopolitical ...


Russia and China: Cooperation in a New Era. Results of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China and of the Russian Presidential Election

... areas. 3. The Russian economy is recovering. Vladimir Putin singled out economic growth and the development of an innovative economy as the priority areas of Russia’s domestic policy for his fourth term as President. Russia’s economic and political ... ... investment between the two countries will play an increasingly important role in bilateral economic cooperation. 5. China’s energy requirements are growing, and natural gas imports are in particular demand. At the same time, Russia’s share of the European ...


My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... Normandy format process, including its top political level. The pause in the Minsk process has been too long, and there is a growing danger that we will lose the only legitimate mechanism of managing the crisis in and around Ukraine. 2. Come up with a new energy plan for Europe. Recently the European energy agenda almost completely degenerated to battles about the fate of North Stream-2. However, this agenda should be much broader. It could include exploring potential energy cooperation between EU and ...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... issues areas is also important for another reason: to help stabilize the relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. The report offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Contributors : Heather A. Conley, William Courtney,...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... Obama’s focus on climate change, effectively removing one area where the United States and Russia have cooperated extensively in the past. Not least, U.S. sanctions have specifically targeted Russia’s oil and gas sectors, critical to the Russian economy; as a result, energy cooperation was one of the first victims of an overall decline in relations. Ongoing geopolitical tensions are likely to prohibit strategic, high-level engagement on energy, but cooperation remains possible—and crucial to both countries and the ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
     21 (19%)
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