Search: Developed Economies,Central Asia (4 materials)

European Energy Woes

Euro-Russian relations have strained over the recent years in energy matters as certain vested interests shifted perceptions into the realm of what I would express as logical fallacies – technically making sense to a degree, but only when numerous caveats are applied. In this post issues like energy weaponry (enormous logical fallacy in my opinion), market reforms, looming contract litigation, energy security, shale revolution and domestic challenges will be discussed. In this post I am joined...

14.06.2013

Wild World – Dr. Adrian Pabst Interview

... torn between its long-standing Western ties and its Neo-Ottoman future. The tension between pragmatic ties with the West and the Kremlin’s determination to preserve Russian’s “sphere of privileged interests” in the Caucasus and Central Asia are palpable. In the South and East of its vast country, Moscow acts more like a neo-imperial power. Like Beijing and (to a much lesser extent) Ankara, it operates a tributary system with smaller neighbours, providing “security” ...

01.05.2013

Oil and Gas Digest

Internet like Steam Engine, is a Technological Breakthrough that Changed the World Peter Singer Up to recently, I was sceptical about Singer's quote. As my economic background reminded me that the light bulb was more revolutionary for growth, and as I am quite a social person, I avoided too much online interaction; but my (belated) discovery of Twitter altered my views. I was never going to tweet about futile things like 'how good was my sandwich', but rather form it into...

02.04.2013

«Global & Russian Energy Outlook 2035» ERIRAS

... Energy Research Institute RAS, for presenting this report in 2012 at the HSE. Report’s Online Link (Eng): www.eriras.ru/files/Outlook_2012_eng_light.pdf Findings and Conclusions - Demand Carousel turns towards the Developing States: In developed economies demand is expected to stagnate. In Europe, perceptions about gas demand have changed drastically over the last 4 to 5 years, in fact, if weather is isolated from the equation, then gas consumption has not increased in the last decade....

18.02.2013

Poll conducted

  1. Korean Peninsula Crisis Has no Military Solution. How Can It Be Solved?
    Demilitarization of the region based on Russia-China "Dual Freeze" proposal  
     36 (35%)
    Restoring multilateral negotiation process without any preliminary conditions  
     27 (26%)
    While the situation benefits Kim Jong-un's and Trump's domestic agenda, there will be no solution  
     22 (21%)
    Armed conflict still cannot be avoided  
     12 (12%)
    Stonger deterrence on behalf of the U.S. through modernization of military infrastructure in the region  
     4 (4%)
    Toughening economic sanctions against North Korea  
     2 (2%)
 
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