Bochkarev on EU-Russia Gas Competition

Commentary | November 19, 2013

EWI Senior Fellow Danila Bochkarev,spoke in Ljubljana, Slovenia recently about the effects of the energy industry on EU-Russia relations.

“Europe's becoming more active on the energy [front], while Russia is becoming more defensive,” he said. “The idea is how to find a compromise.”

Bochkarev listed some areas of conflict over energy, including market competition and deregulation, climate change/environmental standards, and maintaining secure gas supplies.

Click here to read a summary of Bochkarev’s speech in Natural Gas Europe.