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Does Coal Have a Future?

... China. Russian coal producers have taken advantage of this opportunity to strengthen their positions in the Chinese market. Russia exported 25.3 million tonnes of coal to China in 2017, an increase of 37 per cent year-on-year. RIAC and DGAP Report “Russia–EU Energy Relations” As a major coal exporter, Australia (which exported 79.9 million tonnes , in 2017, nearly four times the amount that Russia exported in the same year) could benefit from the situation, but the aftermath of tropical Cyclone Debbie ...


Searching for a new foundation for German-Russian relations

... policy. Liana Fix: The Times for a Special Relationship Between Germany and Russia Are Over With Germany’s ongoing Energiewende, the growing role of LNG in a more flexible global gas market and the politicization of oil and gas in dealings with Russia, energy will remain important in the Russo-German relationship in the medium term but it is no longer the basis for a long-term joint project for prosperity. Furthermore, as long as Russia’s leadership has no interest in opening the economy, establishing ...


My Wish List for the Bundeskanzleramt

... promoting energy efficiency and renewables’ development, moving to common energy standards, providing energy infrastructure safety and many other ‘non-toxic’ dimensions, where Germany can rightfully claim leadership positions. By broadening the energy agenda, one can turn this field from a highly divisive into a consolidating one. 3. Offer a more flexible anti-Russian sanctions’ mechanism. I am not suggesting that Germany should push for a complete lifting of sanctions tomorrow. Nevertheless, sanctions usually work only if the side imposing sanctions can expeditiously react to even minor changes in behavior ...


Russia–EU Energy Relations

... joint project of Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) and the Robert Bosch Center at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) that aims to address the question of where we stand and to propose ways of rebuilding Russia–EU relations. Russia–EU Energy Relations. RIAC and DGAP Report , 1,3 Mb


A Roadmap for U.S.-Russia Relations

... broader agenda of cooperation on specific, attainable measures across different issues areas is also important for another reason: to help stabilize the relationship and buffer against conflict in the future. The analyses that follow examine prospects for Russia-U.S. cooperation in several crucial regions and fields: economics, energy, the Arctic, Euro-Atlantic security, the Middle East, strategic stability, cybersecurity, and countering terrorism and extremism. The report offer concrete, actionable recommendations in each area. Contributors : Heather A. Conley, William Courtney,...


Russia – India Energy Cooperation: Trade, Joint Projects, and New Areas

... exchange to help make it an ‘Asian benchmark’. To be truly representative, this benchmark must be a blend of crudes from Russia and West Asia, corresponding to the import basket of buying countries, such as India, China, Republic of Korea and Japan. Russia – India Energy Cooperation: Trade, Joint Projects, and New Areas , 1.2 Mb


European Union Interference in Central Asia: What Does It Mean for Russia and China?

... open up a new corridor of gas supplies from Central Asia. The INOGATE initiative has thus been a vehicle for cultivating a relationship with suppliers that excludes Russia.If one of the aims of the INOGATE initiative has been to create a conduit for energy supplies to Europe that bypass Russia, then it has been spectacularly unsuccessful. As pointed out by one observer, the “two major projects upon which significant political prestige was wagered, Nabucco and the Trans-Caspian Pipeline, are unlikely to be realised anytime soon” (Johnson ...


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 ...


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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