The EU-Russia Energy Dialogue: Where is it leading to?
Article from: OGEL 5 (2003), in In the Spotlight
For the last three years the EU-Russia Energy Dialogue to forge a strategic partnership on energy has produced mixed results with no tangible outcomes if one excludes the establishment of an energy technology centre in Moscow. There are many open questions. For example, the EU and Russia disagree over the issue of interconnection of the EU and Russian electricity grids. Controversial issues are environmental and nuclear safety standards as well as market opening and price reform in Russia. There are also open issues about improving the investment climate in Russia and ...