Energy Security


    • Op-Ed

    Russia’s Economic Agenda to 2020

    Russia faces serious economic challenges, including a demographic crisis, corruption, weak enforcement of property rights, and over-reliance on hydrocarbons. A combination of structural political and economic reforms is required to save the country from stagnation.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Iran’s Nuclear Program

    While Iran has the right to develop nuclear energy, the international community has reason to worry that Iran’s nuclear program is developing technologies that would enable Tehran to build nuclear weapons.

    • Op-Ed

    Nuclear Energy 2011: A Watershed Year

    • Mark Hibbs
    • January 09, 2012
    • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

    The cumulative impact of the nuclear developments that occurred in 2012, from the disaster in Fukushima to Iran's continuing nuclear program, will make the world's nuclear future more uncertain.

    • Report

    Russia and Georgia: Searching the Way Out

    • Kakha Gogolashvili, Tengiz Pkhaladze, Nikolay Silaev, Tornike Sharashendize, Ivan Sukhov, Vladimer Papava, Boris Frumkin, George Tarkhan-Mouravi, Andrei Zagorski, Ivlian Haindrava, Alexander Skakov
    • December 31, 2011
    • Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies Report

    Without intellectual efforts it is impossible to find a viable solution to the dire post-August 2008 reality, which put both Georgia and Russia in an extremely difficult situation.

    • Q&A

    The World in 2012

    After a year that included the Arab Awakening, the euro crisis, Japan’s nuclear catastrophe, the killing of Osama bin Laden, and the unanticipated reaction to Russia’s recent parliamentary elections, there are many unanswered questions left for 2012.

    • Op-Ed

    The "Stans" at 20

    Twenty years after the Soviet collapse, leaders of the five Central Asian republics have built functioning states but they have yet to fully implement democratic reforms, decentralize and share power, and develop strong intraregional relations.

    • Article

    Climate After Durban

    The climate change negotiations in Durban did not succeed in developing a joint system to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Developing and developed countries should consolidate their efforts to achieve a new global agreement.

    • Report

    Russia, China and the Geopolitics of Energy in Central Asia

    • Alexandros Petersen, Katinka Barysch
    • November 30, 2011
    • Centre for European Reform Report

    Russia is the world’s biggest hydrocarbon producer, and China is one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing energy markets. The two are neighbors, yet their energy relationship is very thin. Instead, they compete for vast and largely unexplored Central Asian resources.

    • Op-Ed

    Climate Change in Russia's Court

    If Russia can create the right incentives for cutting energy consumption, it has the opportunity to become a leader in energy efficiency in the coming decade.

    • Q&A

    Waiting for Russia's Next Move on Iran

    In the coming months, Washington will need to walk a fine line to maintain pressure on Iran while trying to prevent the nuclear crisis from escalating out of control.

Carnegie Experts on
Energy Security

  • expert thumbnail - Gabuev
    Alexander Gabuev
    Senior Fellow and Chair
    Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program
    Moscow Center
    Gabuev is a senior fellow and the chair of the Russia in the Asia-Pacific Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
  • expert thumbnail - Movchan
    Andrey Movchan
    Nonresident Scholar
    Economic Policy Program
    Moscow Center
    Movchan is a nonresident scholar in the Economic Policy Program at the Carnegie Moscow Center.

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