This report, from the Foreign Affairs Committee, examines the issue of global security in respect of Russia. It sets out 40 conclusions and recommendations covering the following areas: democracy and human rights; the bilateral UK-Russia relationship; energy security; EU-Russia relations; European security issues; international security issues. Specific recommendations from the Committee include: that the UK should continue to press its concerns about democratic and human rights standards with the Russian authorities; that the Government should continue to offer assistance to Russia in the preparation of extradition requests to the UK and in the development of the country's judicial system; further that the Government invites its Russian counterpart to renegotiate extradition arrangements between Russia and the UK; the Committee also recommends that the Government make the development of a united and coherent EU Russia policy an explicit goal of its work in the EU in 2008; also that the Government work to bring closer together the Western and Russian assessments of the Iranian nuclear threat.Platts has 15 offices worldwide and covers the oil, natural gas, electricity, nuclear power, coal, petrochemical and metals markets. ... This runs: a Energy security: Are the United Kingdom and the European Union doing enough to ensure that Russia is a ... How much of a constraint does Russia represent on efforts to develop a more independent energy relationship ... However, while supply issues do have to be addressed, it obviously makes sense to consider demand issues as well.
|Author||:||Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Foreign Affairs Committee|
|Publisher||:||The Stationery Office - 2007-11-25|