Comment: Implications of Crimea Crisis for Energy Markets: vulnerabilities of markets and weakness of States
Article from: OGEL 4 (2014), in Geopolitics of Energy
March 19th 2014 - Current developments surrounding the Russia-Ukraine relations once again spur a lot of attention. A crisis of international governance spreads into a political sphere and also puts under peril the peace between the two countries. In addition, there is an unprecedented tension between Russia and the West with their mutual accusations of double standards and the Russia's explicit revision of international norms. The political rhetoric from Brussels, Moscow and Washington increasingly resembles that of the Cold War during the second half of the 20th century. Many ...