... German company Ruhrgas. The deal was part of a much larger arrangement know as “gas for pipes”. Two additional contracts were signed in 1972 and 1973, which further intensified the cooperation and set the stage for the emergence of the gas interdependence model. Coincidently or not, in 1973 both the GDR and FRG received their first deliveries of natural gas. The subsequent cooperation was based on long-term oil-indexed contracts, spanning between 20 and 30 years with minimum take-or-pay prerequisites requiring between 75 and 85 percent of the quantity to be purchased. In 1980 the supplies to ...
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... 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, which encompass the entire value-chain of the natural gas sector. The pinnacle of recent collaboration has been the initiation of the Nord Stream-2 project, which has the potential to completely substitute Ukrainian transit routes. On top of that, in 2015 Gazprom has delivered to Germany a record ...
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%)