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Arctic Oil and Gas Resource Development: Current Situation and Prospects

Policy brief #8/2016 The decline in global oil prices that began in the summer of 2014 carries with it a number of risks in assembling a whole range of major oil and gas projects, including shale gas extraction projects, deep-water offshore projects and projects in the Arctic shelf. In these conditions, despite the ongoing surplus of global oil production in relation to consumption, the question nevertheless arises: how can we maintain current production levels in the medium and long-term and ensure...


The Obsolete Legacy of Antarctica

... it signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Antarctic with the United States to signify its partial refusal to consult on the Antarctic with the Latin American states. Meanwhile, the Antarctic may serve for Moscow for a tradeoff ... ... difficult position regarding its stance on the Arctic, since all other Arctic states – the United States, Canada, Denmark and Norway – belong to NATO and would not like to see a stronger Russia. Sweden and Finland, the two sub-Arctic countries that ...


RIAC and NOREF Organize Russia-U.S. Experts Discussion on Middle East Cooperation

On November 14-15, 2014 Oslo hosted a Russia-U.S. expert meeting on bilateral cooperation in the Middle East sponsored by the Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Center and RIAC with financial support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. The Russian side was represented by RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov, Vice-President of Transneft Mikhail Margelov, Director of RAS Institute for Oriental Studies Vitaly Naumkin, former Deputy Foreign Minister Georgy Mamedov (all RIAC members), as well as...


NATO and a New Agenda for the Arctic

... Russia’s military influence in the Arctic [9] . Canada's position concerning NATO's role in the Arctic is opposed to that of Norway. Canada is wary of possible expansion of influence in the Arctic region of those NATO members that as in the case of Britain ... ... international conflict over oil and gas. The Cold Response of 2012 became the largest exercise in recent years, with 16.3 thousand servicemen from 15 countries taking part in it (10 thousand in 2006, 8.5 thousand in 2007, 7 thousand in 2009, and 8.5 thousand ...


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    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
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