Russian Energy and Foreign Policy Timeline
Apr 11 2016
Upcoming elections will not change the regional dynamics shaping domestic policy.
Mar 09 2016
Moscow will remain the dominant external force in the Caucasus region, but for how long?
Mar 04 2016
Mar 03 2016
An agreement between oil and gas producers opens the door for concessions that could alter the structure of Russia's energy market.
Feb 24 2016
The Kremlin's financial woes are cutting into its ability to use foreign loans to buy influence.
Feb 16 2016
Despite a conditional deal to hold production at current levels, some countries have no intention of stopping the activities that are keeping oil prices low.
Feb 16 2016
Senior energy officials from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Venezuela agreed Feb. 16 to freeze oil output to reduce the current supply glut, Bloomberg and Reuters reported.
Feb 09 2016
In the absence of a coordinated response, market forces will continue to be the biggest influence on oil prices — boding ill for oil producers around the globe.
Jan 29 2016
Russian state-owned energy giant Gazprom has cancelled a 10.25 percent discount on natural gas for at least six private Turkish companies, Anadolu, Daily Sabah and Reuters reported Jan. 29.
Jan 14 2016
The Kremlin wants a route that bypasses Ukraine, but political and regulatory hurdles in Europe — as well as Gazprom's own financial constraints — will stand in the way.
Jan 12 2016
Poland wants to lead the region, but it will find its neighbors' competing interests difficult to align.
Dec 17 2015
Russia is preparing new economic sanctions on Turkey in retaliation for Turkey’s November downing of a Russian bomber, a Kremlin spokeswoman said Dec. 17, Prime reported.