Researches about Ukraine

Addressing the Russian Energy Challenge: Why Regulation Trumps Geopolitics

The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Energy Geopolitics are Back in Europe
In European capitals, an increasingly assertive Russia has triggered renewed concerns related to the security of EU gas supplies. EU leaders have vivid memories of January 2009 when Russian gas supplies were cut for 13 days, affecting a total of 16 EU member states. Clearly, the ongoing Ukraine crisis has further politicized Russian energy trade with Europe, and added a geopolitical dimension to already strained Eurasian gas relations. In short, European energy has re-emerged as a prominent security concern, both in the EU and in the United States. The heightened security concerns have led many …read more

Source: The German Marshall Fund of the United States

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