Central Asian gas: Russia steps up competition for resources

July 2007
MarketWatch: Energy;Jul2007, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p5
Market Research Report
The article focuses on the strategy of Russia to compete with the energy resources. President Vladimir Putin has secured new contract in central Asia which reflects that any increased American involvement in extracting energy resources is a blow to the strategic interest of the country. The European Union could formulate an external energy policy by acknowledging that Russia operates on a different model.


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