... cheap money. This, coupled with low interest rates across the whole eurozone, fuelled credit and real estate bubbles in the USA and Europe, which burst in 2008-9 amid the global ‘credit crunch’. At first, this led to a pan-European banking ... ... 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 ...
Search: USA,Gazprom,Central Asia (3 materials)
... extraction and transport difficult. Key gas fields, like Kovykta, are isolated by taiga or encircled by canyons – these are not Gazprom friendly areas due to a lack of piping expertise. Besides technical issues, political factors have also strained development.... ... gas needs. Perhaps, in the perfect world, where the last delegate to DPRK is not Denis Rodman and it does not want to destroy USA, both South and North could cooperate in all fields, including energy matters. At a junction – ES-2030: ES-2030 ...
... dispel some peoples worry that Russia's Chinese neighbour could be a threat, while also calling for the final end of USA's hegemony (See: SCMP). Albeit, it is hard to see China not taking the lead regionally and globally in the future ... ... only possible conclusions around the end of 2013 (See: FoxBusiness). The most recent negotiations have lasted since 2004, when Gazprom signed a cooperation deal with its Chinese counterpart for up to 68 bcm of gas (See: Bloomberg). This was a sizeable figure ...
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%)