April 25, 2019

Russia is Buying Turkmen Gas Again. Why?

By Catherine Putz
Turkmenistan needs a sale, and Russia probably got a good price.

November 09, 2017

Can Russia Piggyback on China’s ‘String of Pearls’?

By Nicholas Trickett
Russia looks to gain an advantage from the glut of infrastructure projects in Pakistan, Iran, and India.
September 19, 2017

Schrodinger’s Pivot: The Emptiness of the Eastern Economic Forum

By Nicholas Trickett
Russia’s incoherent strategy at home and abroad continues to undercut its Asian-facing initiatives such as the Eastern Economic Forum.

August 08, 2017

Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic

By Nadezhda Filimonova
The economic and political logic behind Gazprom's use of a Chinese drilling rig in the Arctic.

July 16, 2016

Speaking of the South China Sea: International Law, Arbitrals, and Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Also Uzbek militants and Tajikistan forgot the insulin; weekend reads.

June 07, 2016

Gazprom Plans $1.5 Billion Investment in Kyrgyz Gas Pipelines

By Catherine Putz
Russian PM Medvedev's visit underscored strong Kyrgyzstan-Russia relations, perhaps smoothing recent frustrations.
January 06, 2016

Russia’s Gazprom Stops Buying Gas from Turkmenistan

By Catherine Putz
The announcement illustrates how corroded gas relations between Ashgabat and Moscow have gotten.

December 18, 2015

China, Russia Try to Brave Economic Headwinds

By Shannon Tiezzi
Prime Minister Medvedev and Premier Li recommit to closer economic ties, despite lackluster trade numbers for 2015.

December 11, 2015

Russia-Vietnam: Cooperation in the Arctic?

By Nadezhda Filimonova
The two countries look likely to strengthen ties in the energy sector.

October 31, 2015

Can Europe Fill the Gap in China-Russia Relations?

By Liudmila Filippova and Inna Veleva
Can Central and Eastern Europe be the bridge that unites China, Russia, and the EU?

August 06, 2015

The Heavy-Handed Russian Move Nobody’s Talking About

By Andrew Witthoeft
Across the Caspian, in the Caucasus, Russia's energy and geopolitical objectives collide.
July 28, 2015

Russia Takes Turkmenistan To Court Over the Price of Gas

By Catherine Putz
The gas spat between Gazprom and Turkmengaz continues.

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