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By Dr Harold Elletson, Kevin Rosner

Increasingly depending on Russian fuel imports and with negligible resources of family strength provide, the Baltic nations were the objective of competitive Russian advertisement job and a sustained try and lock them right into a long term reliance on Russia. Now, as Baltic political leaders, strength experts and intelligence analysts ponder their ideas, the consequences for the protection and independence of the 3 ecu member states are an issue of shock way past the Baltic. This sequence of stories establishes for the 1st time the confluence of Russian overseas coverage with the purchase of international power resources via Russian entities. 9 particular state profiles specialize in the oil, gasoline, electrical energy and nuclear strength industries. every one file written through an writer of overseas status, explains how Russian overseas power downstream mergers and acquisitions are transpiring to consolidate the recent Russian empire.

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However, the hurricanes that hit the Baltic coast early in 2005 meant that Butinge was unable to handle any oil shipments in January that year. Energy Information Administration, op. cit. 35. In an article in Vilnius Monthly, Issue No. 8, 2005, pp. 10–13, ‘Mazeikiu Nafta: Controversy and Corruption’, Keith Smith, who was US Ambassador to Lithuania at the time, reported that, after the appointment of the former KGB officer Yuri Zubakov as Russian Ambassador in Vilnius, unfavourable reports about Williams began to appear in the Lithuanian media, suggesting that it was unwise to snub Russia and that the Williams deal compromised Lithuania’s sovereignty.

This shows you cannot exclude Russia… The Polish view seems to be a contingency view. If the EU cannot reach a deal with Russia, then the Poles seem to be saying Europe needs alternative plans. But it is clear several Member States will not want to exclude Russia. 49 Russian energy specialists have also been quick to emphasize Russia’s credentials as a reliable, long-term energy partner. The Director of the Russian Institute of Energy and Geopolitics, Ms E A Telegina, a board director of the Union of Russian Oil Exporters, said recently: ‘Russia has been a traditional, reliable and important exporter of energy… to the European Union.

Is an international expert in international security/ terrorism; Russian, Eurasian, European and Middle Eastern foreign, security, economic and business policy. He is Senior Research Fellow in Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Security at the Davis International Studies Institute at the Heritage Foundation. Dr. Cohen has conducted conferences and briefings for the US Government departments and agencies. He appears on major US and foreign TV networks. Dr. Cohen also has extensive experience consulting for the private sector, international organizations, and technical assistance projects in the Central and Eastern Europe and CIS regions.

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