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Against the odds: The USSR and East-West Germany energy relations

... concerns over Gazprom-led Nord Stream 2.” Reuters. February 16th, 2016. [2] “US trying to thwart Russia's Nord Stream-2 project – Lavrov.” Russia Today. May 5th, 2016. [3] “U.S. Urges Greece to Reject Russian Energy Project.” The New York Times. May 8th, 2015. [4] “Gazprom’s import substitution efforts boost cutting-edge technologies in Russia.” Gazprom Official Website. November 25th, 2015.

06.06.2016

Germany and Russia Intensify Gas Cooperation Despite Political Tension

The quality of the commercial cooperation between Russian and Western European companies in the energy sector has remained significant, despite the sanctions regime. Strong economic rationale seems to prevail over politics. The German-Russian relations have been the most prominent in the region and have long-existed under the mutual awareness of interdependence. This perceived paradigm has led to further deepening of the complexity of the relationship through swap deals and favorable transactions...

27.05.2016

Circumventing sanctions: Yamal LNG becomes a precedent

The Yamal LNG project has recently demonstrated that Russia’s eastward pivot may in fact provide a solution to the financial constrains, imposed as a result of the Ukraine-related Western sanctions against Russian companies and individuals. Russian, French and Chinese investors have found a way to guarantee the completion of the Yamal LNG project, despite Washington’s eagerness to halt Russian energy companies from developing the arctic natural gas resource base, by imposing technological...

16.05.2016

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