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Sanctioning Russia through energy? Think twice. Egmont Commentary, 26 March 2014

Renard, Thomas (2014) Sanctioning Russia through energy? Think twice. Egmont Commentary, 26 March 2014. [Policy Paper]

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    The EU–Russia strategic partnership is running out of gas. While Moscow is finalizing the annexation of Crimea – at the expense of Ukraine and international law – Europeans are responding with new punitive measures. At first these measures essentially consisted of economic sanctions targeted at the entourage of President Vladimir Putin. Now Europeans intend to go a step further. They want to break free of their energy dependence on Russia. Yet, as legitimate as it may be, the European intention to diversify its energy sources contains a number of shortcomings or even contradictions.

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    Item Type: Policy Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > energy policy (Including international arena)
    Countries > Russia
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Egmont : Royal Institute for International Affairs > Commentaries
    Depositing User: Phil Wilkin
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2018 13:29
    Number of Pages: 1
    Last Modified: 05 Feb 2018 15:55

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