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RIAC — CREON Group Seminar “Prospects for Cooperation between Russia and the EU in the Ecology Sphere”

... ecology and sustainable development field is one of the promising areas of bilateral relations. For Russia and Russian companies, this opens up prospects in the EU energy market and access to technologies for waste processing and production of renewable energy sources. For the European Union and companies from the EU countries, this is an opportunity to import products that meet its environmental standards. However, the opaque situation regarding the European Border Carbon Mechanism (CBAM) in the background of the EU Green ...

02.04.2021

Russia-Europe: Nothing New on the Western Economic Front?

... submitting the results of the discussion to the relevant UN agencies, including UNIDO and UNCTAD. Let us note as an aside that the European Union is continuing to collaborate with Russia on a series of initiatives as part of long-term partnerships in climate ... ... implementing the Paris Accords. Specific projects, including those in waste disposal and processing, wastewater treatment, increasing energy efficiency, entail equipment deliveries from the EU, which creates the prerequisites for cooperation in these areas. Bilateral ...

22.03.2021

A Russia-EU-Africa Energy Strategy. Nuclear and Renewable Energy Security

... booming population, developing economies, a crucial need for energy security and international commitment to sustainability and green economies, this continent has all the characteristics of an attractive market for nuclear and renewable resources. The European Union and the Russian Federation are giants in the sphere of energy: not only do they develop and manufacture energy technologies and power plants, but also have a genuine interest in exporting them globally. This includes the African continent. However, Africa comes with challenges, namely a cruel lack of infrastructure ...

20.05.2020

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

... 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,... ... NATO’s lap, thereby extending a lease of life for the Alliance. Source: Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the European Union

20.04.2020

The Future of the Middle East: Horizons of Challenges and Opportunities

... on imports by developing alternative energy in their territory; The energy revolution could be a fertile ground for new potential opportunities in expanding cooperation between the countries of the Middle East with China, India, as well as with the European Union; at the same time, a decrease in the importance of the region in global energy will reduce the incentives for great powers to interfere in its affairs. Risks: Drop in oil and gas prices will be a serious challenge for regional hydrocarbon exporters, particularly in heavily populated countries such as Saudi Arabia, Iran,...

23.10.2019

New Horizons of the Iran Nuclear Deal

... rivals in the Middle East. Applying similar restrictions to Iran’s regional opponents would provide equal guarantees of nuclear energy being used exclusively for peace in the Middle East. Thus, adopting JCPOA globally could resolve several issues at once.... ... be led by recognized nuclear powers, namely Russia, the United States, China, France and the United Kingdom (and also by the European Union as an influential political association). If these countries accept the conditions for limiting Iranian uranium ...

21.05.2019

The Fight for Nord Stream 2: The Interests of all the Players Involved

... partners to set up a joint venture, stating that the “deal could lead to a restriction of competition.” Poland has also tried to influence the European Commission (EC). For instance, Warsaw took the issue of expanding the provisions of the Third Energy Package to include maritime parts of gas pipelines running into the European Union. The new rules would mean that Gazprom would only be able to transport up to 50 per cent of the capacity of Nord Stream 2. It is a move designed to create unfavourable conditions for the project’s investors. Only 27.5 billion cubic metres ...

02.07.2018

Does Coal Have a Future?

... and also carve a niche in newly emerging marketplaces. In this regard, it is surprising how little has been done within the European Union to minimize the risks linked to coal consumption. Poland , one of Europe’s leading industrial powers, uses coal ... ... of coal by 2022 ; with Italy and the Netherlands set to follow suit, by 2025 and 2030 , respectively. However, Europe’s energy locomotive, Germany, is not yet prepared to outline the prospects for its coal industry, even though switching power plants ...

22.05.2018

Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations

... Russia’s elites failed to understand the changing mood in Germany and kept hoping for the continuing “Schröderizaton” of its Russia policy, an approach based on the idea that relations should be guided by big infrastructure projects like Nord Stream, energy and economic cooperation for mutual benefits, and the personal relationship between leaders. Russia’s leaders did not understand that Merkel’s support for sanctions and clear defence of the sovereignty of Ukraine not only reflected her personal ...

14.05.2018

My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... many critically important international matters. Germany is and will always be a disciplined member of NATO and that of the European Union; it will not take any initiatives that might look risky, inappropriate or untimely to other members of these organizations.... ... 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 ...

28.04.2018
 

Poll conducted

  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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