The Baltic Region

2010 Issue №1(3)

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Russian energy diplomacy and international energy security (geopolitics and economics)

DOI
10.5922/2079-8555-2010-1-2
Pages
7-17

Abstract

This article considers national energy security as a component of foreign policy and diplomacy and analyses the current state of Russian energy policy, the role of Russia in global energy geopolitics and the factors affecting it. The author examines energy diplomacy as an instrument of foreign policy at both global and regional levels taking into account the changes in the corporate policy of energy companies.