Comment on the recent report by International Centre for Defense Studies "Connecting the Baltic States to Europe's Gas Market", March 2013
Article from: OGEL 5 (2013), in Energy Security
The International Centre for Defense Studies of Estonia recently published a report entitled "Connecting the Baltic States to Europe's Gas Market". The report presents an interesting overview of the Baltic States energy diversification priorities, which stem from the historical dependency on Russia. The report highlights the fact of isolation of the Baltics from the rest of Europe in terms of energy infrastructure. Historical legacies play a pivotal role. Unlike Central and Eastern European countries, the Baltic States did not serve as a transit route to the West and were part ...