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Irina Dezhina: Beware of Poverty and Affluence

... Skoltech Space Center to talk about Russia’s science policy. Dr. Dezhina, you once said that the experience of reforms to Russian science in the 1990s has shown that even if you begin to build something new, the old does not necessarily disappear. ... ... often adapts to the old, instead of the opposite. Is this estimation still true with regards to the ongoing reformation of the Russian Academy of Sciences? To a certain extent, it is. The RAS is being formally converted into a Western-style club of scientists,...

20.02.2015

Wary Bear and Shrewd Dragon

... re-emergence plays an exceptional role which stirs much uncertainty and mistrust, as once this giant wipes of the rheum around its eyes and springs back full of energy, its only natural room to manoeuvre seems northwards. Even if the world does not tremble, Russia fears that at the least Eurasia will shake. As promised, this is the second post in this special series and once again I am joined by the Head of Oil and Gas at the Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Tatiana Mitrova. We discuss: sinicisation, geopolitical mistrust, energy deals, the Central Asian Ace & more! Please, feel free to comment & enjoy! Personal Note: This is the second post in a two-part special with ...

01.07.2013

European Energy Woes

Euro-Russian relations have strained over the recent years in energy matters as certain vested interests shifted perceptions into the ... ... domestic challenges will be discussed. In this post I am joined by the Head of Oil and Gas at the Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Dr. Tatiana Mitrova. This is the first of two posts from this special series, so keep tuned, please ...

14.06.2013

Route-2030

... responsibility to direct the nation's path. Lastly, it grants me the chance to include Machiavelli into my blog; for those that know me, would quickly recall my keen interest in the Renaissance's jack of all trades. However, on a serious note, Russia is facing perhaps one of the biggest challenges in the upcoming decade as its economy is overly dependent upon natural wealth, but our main European market is quickly becoming less accessible raising the question: where to go? Aside, long-term ...

12.04.2013

«Oil & Gas Dialogue» IMEMO RAN

... Further, geographical distances are too vast for small firms due to high barriers to entry, while the immature business and legal climate on all sides involved does not allow for logistics yet to be breached. Tatyana Mitrova - Vital Challenges for Russia: As Tatyana Mitrova, Head of World Energy Markets Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Head of Global Energy at Skolkovo, sees, there are three interlinked challenges for Russia. As mentioned, Russia must tackle its investment climate from its own side to allow for dynamic logistics, with transparency being ...

14.02.2013

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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