This book analyses recent Russian-European interaction, including Russiaas relations with the Baltic States; it discusses the development of Russiaas approach to the new security architecture in Europe resulting from the enlargement of both the EU and NATO, and assesses the prospects for greater Russian engagement in European security frameworks.from Russia. Russiaa#39;s status as the key supplier of energy resources enables it to effectively use economic pressure upon ... on the supplies of resources but when supplying countries attempt to use its resulting vulnerability for gaining favourable ... firms has led to a situation where Russian energy companies are much more instruments of politics than of profit making. ... Lithuaniaa#39;s dependence on Russia in the gas sector is even greater because it does not have depots for natural gasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Russia's European Agenda and the Baltic States|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2009-12-16|