... Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean, Moscow is likely to stop looking West and instead go East – as soaring trade levels with China already foreshadow. However, Russia remains a European power – part of Europe’s non-West alongside Turkey ... ... reckless. Continued austerity for the next decade and perhaps longer will probably end any remaining hopes for both Nabucco and South Stream. But the energy battle between the EU and Russia over Nabucco and South Stream is a proxy conflict in a wider war ...
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... Gazprom has reduced prices by pursuing its own strategy of spreading costs by building more pipelines and supplying more gas; South Stream pipeline introduction resulted in lower prices for European consumers. That said, Europe still does not agree, ... ... price disparity must be addressed with an informative business model. Sochi pipelines are 10 times smaller in diameter than Nord Stream’s, but cost more. Such lack of economies of scale is common as well as the price disparity due to Gazprom buying ...
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%)