Search: Turkey,Russia,Gazprom (4 materials)

Russia and Turkey: More Than a Rapprochement?

... to undermine EU supply diversification plans by putting future of Southern Gas Corridor into question. Due to the fact that Gazprom is conducting talks with European Commission (EC) to construct Nord Stream – 2, one could assert that the pipe game is far from over. To sum up, it seems that after both suffering from the plane crisis Russia and Turkey finally agreed to look forward in their bilateral relations. With the St. Petersburg meeting Russia-Turkey relations, having ...


Turkey’s price arbitrage with Gazprom over Turkish Stream

... receive strong opposition from those EU members who profit from it and who advocate for cancellation of sanctions on Russia in the European Council. Arbitration: is it normal?Turkish Stream reaches the same objective as South Stream project but costs Russia less royalties to transit states. For this reason Turkey tries to exploit momentum of decreased Gazprom’s bargaining power what indeed might have been very well expected by Gazprom in advance. The fact that EU supports TANAP-TAP and is responsible for infrastructure of Turkish Stream will make it press Russia to comply with EU regulations ...


The Course of South Stream

... crisis in Ukraine. The European Union stands to lose the most from the move. By itself, however, redirecting the pipeline through Turkey rather than Bulgaria does not strengthen Russia’s position on the European gas market from a strategic point of view. Rather, abandoning the South Stream project ... ... of this system, Nord Stream, is already up and running, albeit with certain restrictions imposed by the European Commission. Gazprom had envisioned the Nord and South streams as becoming a stable infrastructural system in the strategic partnership between ...


Nuclear geopolitics. Shifting sands along Africa’s Uranium Road

... quiet, silent. You don’t see it, feel it or hear it. This view was confirmed recently by Sergey Ivanov, chief of staff for Russian Federation president Vladimir Putin, responding to questions from the international online media platform “RT.” ... ... doesn’t play by WTO “dumping” rules. According to nuclear and mining trade publications Russian energy giant Gazprom and around twenty other international firms, including German operators, are active in mining or holding stakes to mine ...


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    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  
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