Russian Energy and Foreign Policy Timeline
May 22 2015
Regardless of the political and financial obstacles, Russia will start work on its new natural gas pipeline in June, and Turkey stands to benefit.
May 19 2015
Russia’s state-controlled natural gas monopoly, Gazprom, will cut its production plan for 2015 to 450 billion cubic meters because of decreasing demand due to warm weather, company officials said, Reuters reported May 19.
May 01 2015
Europe could import natural gas from Turkmenistan via Iran, EU energy boss Maros Sefcovic said May 1, EU Business reported.
Apr 24 2015
The Russian energy giant's influence is weakening in Europe and at home.
Apr 22 2015
After two years of investigation, EU antitrust regulators charged Russia's Gazprom with abusing its dominance in Eastern Europe, Reuters reported April 22.
Apr 13 2015
As economic crises persist in the second quarter, the United States will expand its foreign policy options in managing the Middle East and Russia.
Apr 07 2015
The diminishing animosity between Washington and Tehran will weaken Russia's influence over energy supplies in Europe and Moscow's political clout in the Middle East.
Mar 31 2015
Ashgabat has set itself apart from its neighbors, but it has been unable to escape the negative economic effects of a declining Russia.
Mar 24 2015
The risk of instability does not seriously threaten the government's survival, but it will force Ashgabat to act more cautiously in its foreign policy.
Mar 10 2015
The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline will help the European Union diversify away from Russia.
Mar 04 2015
Moscow wants to expand its influence, but it will be limited by its financial reality.
Mar 02 2015
Moscow frequently uses energy to influence EU member nations, but a new proposal aims to end the trend.