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Viktor Katona's Lecture “Not only Oil: The Hydrocarbon Market in the Era of Change”

... position and development. He divided the presentation into three parts: the sanctions and their effect on the Russian market, the world price of oil, and the role of gas in Russia’s future. He first discussed the impact of sanctions on the development of Russian energy, claiming that the sanctions themselves did not cause significant damage to Russia’s energy industry, but contributed instead to the balancing of industry towards the state. Modern technologies, which are currently underdeveloped in Russia, have ...


RIAC and CSIS Report Presented at “The Fort Ross Dialogue”

... Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Derek Norberg, President, Council for U.S.-Russia Relations and Executive Director RAPP, provided their comments of the report. The presentation of the report was preceded by a broad discussion on the energy component of Russia-U.S. relations. Sergei Ryabkov, RIAC member, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation; John Tefft, U.S. Ambassador to Russia; Nikolay Tokarev, President of Transneft; Daniel Russel, President of U.S-Russia Business Council; Valery Garbuzov,...


Presentation of the international report “GLOBAL ENERGY 2015–2016”

... that the book is a pre-Trump, pre-French elections project but has been written in a post-Brexit context. The upcoming changes for energy sector will be analyzed in the next edition with OBOR. Vladimir Likhachev (Deputy Director of the Institute for Energy Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Deputy Director of the Energy Institute of the Higher School of Economics, RIAC expert and leading expert on energy issues) explained that it is complicated to forecast the energy future. Main drivers for energy market development ...


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... States face a common need to provide affordable, secure, and environmentally sound energy to their people, and the two nations have a history of cooperating on energy issues. But events of the past five years have presented a series of challenges to U.S.-Russia energy cooperation. The development of the natural gas industry in the United States has created a perception in both capitals that the two countries are energy competitors. Moreover, President Donald Trump has stepped back from former president Barack ...


State and Prospects of Russia–Turkey Energy Relations

... economic zones, demanding preferential terms for its own gas supplies in return. There were also certain difficulties with the Turkish Stream project while it was being finalized and approved. Prospects for Russia–Turkey Cooperation in Supplying Russian Energy Resources to Turkey’s Domestic Market EPA/ALEXEI DRUZHININ / SPUTNIK / Vostock Photo Volkan Özdemir: Turkish Stream: Strategy Uniting Ankara And Moscow The Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences estimates that Turkey’s ...


RIAC and DGAP discuss opportunities for Russia-EU energy cooperation

On December 14 in Berlin Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and German Council on Foreign Relations ( DGAP ) held a seminar dedicated to opportunities for Russia-EU energy cooperation. The seminar was opened by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General and Stefan Meister, head of the Program on Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia at DGAP. The seminar was attended by RIAC experts: Vladimir Likhachev, Deputy Director ...


Seminar «Russia and the West — Building a new Modus Vivendi?»

... for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University and the Robert Bosch Stiftung held a seminar «Russia and the West - Building a new Modus Vivendi?». The seminar agenda covered the following issues: security relations; economic and energy relations; the challenge of Eastern Europe for Russian-Western relations; new agenda for Western relations with Russia. The seminar was attended by experts from Russia, the US and the EU as well as by RIAC members and representatives of diplomatic missions in Russia. The participants included: European ...


Russia–India Strategic Partnership: Have We Hit a Plateau?

... prices has caused India to re-examine the delivery prices in its long-term contracts. Have We Hit a Plateau? AFP PHOTO / INTER SERVICES PUBLIC RELATIONS Vasily Shikin: Kashmir Tests Russia–India Friendship Unfortunately, the isolated successes of Russian arms dealers and energy companies in India that were covered in glorious detail during the Goa Summit do not alter the fact that the strategic partnership between Russia and India has seemingly hit a plateau. And without serious political will, this plateau will not be ...


Seminar “Russia–EU Relations in the Period of the Slovak Presidency in the Council of the European Union”

... Federation and the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation. The seminar agenda covered the following issues: priority areas in EU policy during the Slovak Republic Presidency in the Council of the European Union; and the opportunities for Russia-EU energy cooperation. The meeting was attended by more than 10 Ambassadors of EU Member States to Russia; Vygaudas Ušackas, head of the Delegation of the European Union to Russia; Andrey Kelin, director, Department of European Cooperation; RIAC members; ...


Can LNG ensure European security of supply?

In May 2014, in the aftermath of Russia-Ukrainian crisis, the European Commission adopted European Energy Security Strategy, establishing two pillars of European security of supply: prevention and mitigation. The main goal was to prevent gas supply disruptions by implementing “gas stress tests” (modelled by ENTSOG) and to foster solidarity ...


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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