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Sberbank's headquarters in Moscow. (ANDREY SMIRNOV/AFP/GettyImages)

Russia's Ambition in Central Europe Exceeds Its Capability

Moscow wants to expand its influence, but it will be limited by its financial reality.

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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of March 2, 2015

This is an internal Stratfor document listing significant meetings and events for the next week.

EU Commissioner of Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Canete (R) and EU Commissioner for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic (L) speak at EU headquarters in Brussels on Feb. 25. (JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

The European Commission Unveils Its Energy Union Plan

National interests will dilute the EU proposals, but the plan will reduce Russia's influence in European energy markets.