By Jakub M. Godzimirski,Jakub M, Dr Godzimirski

For many years Russia’s place as a key international strength participant has improved Moscow’s foreign financial and political impression when inflicting situation among different states petrified of turning into too depending on Russia as an power provider. the worldwide monetary challenge shook this verified photo of Russia as an crucial strength superpower, proof against unfavorable exterior impacts and printed the total quantity of Russia’s dependence on oil and gasoline for financial and political effect. This resulted in calls from in the kingdom for a brand new method the place strength assets have been not appeared utterly as an asset, but additionally a possible curse leading to an over reliance on one quarter thwarting modernization of the economic climate and the rustic as a whole.

In this attention-grabbing and well timed quantity prime Russian and Western students research a number of points of Russian strength coverage and the possibilities and constraints that impact the alternatives made by way of the country’s power choice makers. members specialize in Russia’s strength family members with the remainder of the realm along inner debates concerning the want for diversification and modernisation in a altering economic system, kingdom and global procedure the place overdependence on power commodities has turn into a key crisis for consumer and provider alike.

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