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“TURKISH STREAM” PROJECT AND THE INTERESTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN EUROPEAN STATES

“TURKISH STREAM” PROJECT AND THE INTERESTS OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN EUROPEAN STATES

upa-admin Nisan 24, 2015 0

Russia’s “South Stream” gas pipeline project replacement by “Turkish Stream” had an impact on energy policy of importers by a number of countries in Central and South-Eastern Europe. Bulgaria was left out of the

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RESURRECTION OF NABUCCO PIPELINE: REAL OR MYTH?

RESURRECTION OF NABUCCO PIPELINE: REAL OR MYTH?

upa-admin Nisan 24, 2015 0

The energy history of East-West energy corridor has not started with Nabucco, but Nabucco was considered a crown-jewel of the Southern Gas Corridor. Nabucco Consortium was established with Ankara Agreement in 2009 by Turkey, Romania, Bulgaria,

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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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GAS POLICY OF GREECE UNDER NEW GOVERNMENT: RUSSIA, TURKISH STREAM AND DIVERSIFICATION

GAS POLICY OF GREECE UNDER NEW GOVERNMENT: RUSSIA, TURKISH STREAM AND DIVERSIFICATION

upa-admin Nisan 2, 2015 0

Russia and Turkish Stream After the collapse of the USSR, Russia’s new political elite of early 1990s emerged with its liberal orientation, Euro-Atlantic integration aspirations and opposition to supporting anti-western governments. Whereas, Russia after

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IS THERE A “PLAN B” FOR UKRAINE?

IS THERE A “PLAN B” FOR UKRAINE?

upa-admin Mart 24, 2015 0

”Russia must immediately stop arming the separatists in the Eastern Ukraine and start thinking about a ceasefire”. These were the words of the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko during his speech at the World Economic

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WILL MOSCOW GIVE UP SUPPORTING ASSAD?

WILL MOSCOW GIVE UP SUPPORTING ASSAD?

upa-admin Mart 20, 2015 0

Apparently, Riyadh’s Middle East policy is undergoing certain changes. According to some U.S. media outlets, the government of Saudi Arabia has allegedly offered Russia to cut the oil production – something to lead inevitably

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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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FOREIGN POLICY: SEVERAL ASPECTS OF AZERBAIJAN’S EXAMPLE

FOREIGN POLICY: SEVERAL ASPECTS OF AZERBAIJAN’S EXAMPLE

upa-admin Şubat 19, 2015 0

Inter-state relations in the modern era are of complex nature. Emerging conflicts in different parts of the world are forging a rather controversial environment. Conducting a successful foreign policy becomes a daunting task under

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WESTERN SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA AND IMPACTS ON THE ECONOMY

WESTERN SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA AND IMPACTS ON THE ECONOMY

upa-admin Aralık 31, 2014 0

Recently, Ukrainian lawmakers approved an austerity law that would make tax legislation easier and impose additional duties on imports in a bid to elevate revenue to assist for challenging the country’s economic crisis. Meanwhile,

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2014: IN THE CONTEXT OF 10 MAJOR EVENTS

2014: IN THE CONTEXT OF 10 MAJOR EVENTS

upa-admin Aralık 31, 2014 0

Humanity is about to leave one more year behind. How have people who were witnesses of many different events throughout the history lived the last 365 days? We tried to determine general directions of

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