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Southern Gas Corridor Gains New Momentum

June 16, 2016

Work on the Southern Gas Corridor’s (SGC) implementation intensified to an unprecedented degree in recent months. On March 17 and May 17, the ground breaking ceremonies of two key constituent parts of the Southern Corridor—the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Balkans, Russia

Natural Gas Routinely Embezzled in Dagestan, Former Official Alleges

May 11, 2016

At the start of May, an unusual trial concluded in Dagestan. Regional authorities charged the republic’s former deputy prime minister, Magomedgusen Nasrutdinov, with fraud and sentenced him to five years in prison and a hefty...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, North Caucasus Analysis, Domestic/Social, Energy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Moscow’s Appointment in Doha Goes Awry

May 4, 2016

Russian talks with Gulf states, in Doha, Qatar, aimed at freezing oil production and thereby raising prices, broke down on April 17 (RT, April 17). This failure to reach an agreement represents a major setback for Russia’s...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Russia, Energy

Russia Alters Geopolitical Balance in South Caucasus With New Energy Project

April 22, 2016

On April 13, the energy ministers of Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran met in the Armenian capital of Yerevan, where they agreed to create a single, common electricity market among these countries. For this purpose, bilateral...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Armenia, Azerbaijan , Georgia, Middle East

Moscow Plays the Arctic Card in Its Asian Policy

April 13, 2016

Since 2007, two of Moscow’s priority foreign policy initiatives have been its pivot to Asia and efforts to secure recognition of its Arctic claims while opening the Russian High North up to large-scale development. In both...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Japan, Arctic/High North, Russia

Gas-Rich Turkmenistan Looks to Export Diversification

April 8, 2016

In January 2016, the Russian media reported that Russia’s gas giant, Gazprom, had discontinued all purchases of natural gas from Turkmenistan and was not planning to resume imports any time soon. This information was later...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Energy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Russia, China

A Comeback for South Stream?

March 23, 2016

When Moscow abruptly terminated the South Stream natural gas pipeline project in December 2014 (see EDM, December 17, 2014), that decision left all of Russia’s potential partners in the Balkans in the lurch. They had all made...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, Russia, Balkans, Europe, Featured

Chechnya’s Planned New Oil Refinery Marks a Victory Over Rosneft

March 10, 2016

Many analysts say the two wars in Chechnya in the 1990s were caused by the republic’s oil. These analysts, however, have tended to overlook the fact that Chechnya no longer had prospects as an oil extracting region by the time...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Energy, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

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