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Dorin Dusciac (), Nicu Popescu () and Victor Parlicov ()
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Dorin Dusciac: Former deputy-Minister of Environment, Republic of Moldova (2014–2015)
Nicu Popescu: Senior Analyst, European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris, France
Victor Parlicov: Think-tank “IDIS Viitorul” expert, former Director General of the National Agency for Energy Regulation of the Republic of Moldova (2010 – 2014), Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

CES Working Papers, 2016, vol. 8(2), issue 2, 251-268

Abstract: The Energy Union Strategy, launched in February 2015, is a vast project aiming at identifying a set of common responses to a series of present and future challenges in the field of energy. The question of energy security occupies a central position in EU’s relationships with its neighbours. In this context, economic and political ties with the Russian Federation in its role of major supplier of energy resources to EU member states are of crucial importance. Acquiring a higher degree of independence from the Russian supply of natural gas has been proclaimed as a national priority by several ex-Soviet republics. Moldova, Ukraine and Georgia have recently signed Association Agreements with the EU. We look into the early stages of the implementation of AA’s and analyse their consequences on the EU – Russia relations in the energy field. A series of common characteristics and possible developments in the field of energy are analysed.

Keywords: EU-Russia; security of energy supply; diversification of energy supply; 3rd Energy Package; Energy Community; Eastern Partnership (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q2 Q3 Q4 F13 F41 F55 H70 L71 L72 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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