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Russia and Turkey: State and Prospects of Energy Cooperation

Working Paper No. 63 Working Paper No. 63 Cooperation in the energy sector is one of the most important facets of Russian foreign policy. Interaction in this area helps to develop mutually beneficial trade relations and ensure the energy security of Russia and its partners. Energy cooperation between Russia and Turkey has been comprehensive and strategic in recent years. This working paper contains an analysis of the current state and prospects of this cooperation. It examines in detail the role...


The Role of Nuclear Energy for the Achievement of the EU’s and Russia’s Climate Targets

... (GHG) emissions based on individual targets. The Convention was therefore initially backed by the Kyoto Protocol of 1997 and further by the Paris Agreement of 2015, legally binding the 196 participating countries to limit the increase of global temperatures to below 2 degrees Celsius, as compared to pre-industrial levels. The Paris Agreement compelled every signatory to submit plans for climate mitigation by 2020, defined as nationally determined contributions (NDCs), which are a set of binding guidelines ...


China’s Energy Crisis

... pricing system would be wise for the energy systems to see better adaptability In September–October 2021, more than 20 of China’s provinces, autonomous regions and direct-administered municipalities (hereinafter provinces) had to face power failures. In most regions, they affected industrial enterprises and commercial organizations. Restrictions were imposed on the use of air conditioning and outdoor lighting. In Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang—China’s north-eastern provinces— blackouts ...


A Renaissance of Fossil Fuels: Consequences of Europe’s Energy Market Panic

... record highs in Europe over the past few weeks, and analysts from Europe expecting the factors that drive these prices to persist in the coming weeks. Many in European political circles would like to believe it is the Russian Gazprom that is ultimately responsible for what has been going on, claiming that its alleged reluctance to supply gas to the European market has sparked the events that caused prices for natural gas to increase fourfold and prices for electricity to double in 2021. However, the ...


Can the “Green” Dialogue Become a Driver for Restoring the Dialogue Between Russia and the EU?

... the point where Russia has begun to dispute the idea of it being part of the European civilization, and identity issues are increasingly becoming a cause for mutual grievances and misunderstandings [ 1 ]. Looking from Russia, one often gets the impression that some EU states, particularly those in Eastern Europe, are engaged in a contest for the best new interpretation of the history of World War II and the relations between the peoples of the former USSR, trying to find new grounds for distancing ...


Russia-EU’s “Green” Dialogue: Starting with Italy

... EU states, is not inclined to politicize economic cooperation Russia has put forward various assessments of the European Green Deal approved by the European Union in 2019, marking the intensive stage of energy transition. Some experts prefer to stress that developing green energy in the EU is another step in putting an end to energy dependence on Russia and the unstable states of the Middle East as well as a way to build up the EU’s competitive edge by making more efficient use of resources,...


Both… But Can We Do Without the Emotions, Please. Towards a Discussion on Renewable Energy Sources and the Nuclear Energy Sector

... extended this discussion beyond engineers, economists, energy sector specialists and investors to form an entire expert movement that conveys a particular opinion to the society at large and then influences governmental policies. Developing countries present a somewhat different picture, where governments enjoy greater independence from public opinion in their decision-making, although the discussions are no less heated, nevertheless. These discussions have already created stable stereotypes associated ...


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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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