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EUROPE, SEMI-CHAINED BY RUSSIAN GAS DEPENDENCY AND VULNERABILITY

EUROPE, SEMI-CHAINED BY RUSSIAN GAS DEPENDENCY AND VULNERABILITY

upa-admin Eylül 1, 2017 0

Preface Gazprom is increasing the volume of its deliveries to the European Union. European countries rely on Russian energy and exports to the country. In the meantime, there is an enduring debate if it

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WEST-RUSSIA RELATIONSHIP: CRISIS DEEPENING

WEST-RUSSIA RELATIONSHIP: CRISIS DEEPENING

upa-admin Eylül 21, 2016 0

The number of processes testifying to the aggravation of geopolitical tensions on the global scale is on the rise. The big nations of the West (mainly the U.S.) more frequently accuse Russia of taking

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EUROSCEPTICISM AND THE ‘RIGHT TURN’ IN EU COUNTRIES

EUROSCEPTICISM AND THE ‘RIGHT TURN’ IN EU COUNTRIES

upa-admin Haziran 29, 2015 0

Nobody will be surprised with the word “euroscepticism” in the European Union today as the word has organically entered the mass media and scientific literature. The number of eurosceptics grows, even entire political parties

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THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA: AN ATTEMPT FOR THE BALANCE OF POWER OR COMPOSITION OF A NEW HEGEMONY?

THE CONGRESS OF VIENNA: AN ATTEMPT FOR THE BALANCE OF POWER OR COMPOSITION OF A NEW HEGEMONY?

upa-admin Haziran 15, 2015 0

“In the intercourse between nations we are apt to rely too much on the instrumental part… men are not tied together by paper and seals” – Edmund Burke The Congress of Vienna holds one

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WHY DID RUSSIA TERMINATE THE TREATY ON CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES IN EUROPE?

WHY DID RUSSIA TERMINATE THE TREATY ON CONVENTIONAL ARMED FORCES IN EUROPE?

upa-admin Nisan 6, 2015 0

The news about Russia’s unilateral termination of the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe caused confusion among Western nations. This step triggered discontent among not only foreign countries, but also internally among opposition

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WILL THE LNG SAVE THE EUROPE?

WILL THE LNG SAVE THE EUROPE?

upa-admin Şubat 23, 2015 0

As winter comes, the EU concerns about stability of gas supply amidst the Ukrainian crisis. That pushed EU to seek reliable sources to secure domestic gas supply. It is believed that LNG may protect

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RECOGNITION OF ENCLAVES BY RUSSIA: WHY SOUTH OSSETIA AND ABKHAZIA NOT NAGORNO-KARABAKH?

RECOGNITION OF ENCLAVES BY RUSSIA: WHY SOUTH OSSETIA AND ABKHAZIA NOT NAGORNO-KARABAKH?

upa-admin Aralık 30, 2014 0

Russian Federation officially recognized South Ossetia and Abkhazia as an independent states on 29 August 2008 after abstaining itself from recognition of this Georgian enclaves for about 17 years. Suddenness of this decision surprised

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WHY DID THE BALTIC STATES DID BUILD STRONG STATEHOOD BUT THE CIS COUNTRIES FAILED?

WHY DID THE BALTIC STATES DID BUILD STRONG STATEHOOD BUT THE CIS COUNTRIES FAILED?

upa-admin Aralık 26, 2014 0

Background and Problem: State building is a process referring to the development of an organization capable of effectively commanding authority over a national territory, an entity that can enforce laws and provide basic services

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THE ROLE OF RUSSIA IN EUROPE’S ENERGY SECURITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON EU’S FOREIGN POLICY

THE ROLE OF RUSSIA IN EUROPE’S ENERGY SECURITY AND ITS EFFECTS ON EU’S FOREIGN POLICY

upa-admin Aralık 24, 2014 1

Introduction Energy security has been a significant issue in the EU since the beginning of 21st century. Russia plays a major role in European energy security as the main supplier of oil and gas

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NEW PHASE OF GEOPOLITICAL STRUGGLE BETWEEN WEST AND RUSSIA

NEW PHASE OF GEOPOLITICAL STRUGGLE BETWEEN WEST AND RUSSIA

upa-admin Kasım 11, 2014 0

For the past 400 years Russia has exercised control of the area of the modern day Ukraine. Recent problems between Russia and Ukraine are not an outcome of animosity among the two nations, but

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