Cooperation of Russia and Germany in Energy and Ecology

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-8-101-109

F. Basov, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. Energy cooperation between Russia and Germany is a pragmatic basis of the Russian-German relations and also the key factor for Russia-EU relations. The author makes an attempt to consider German national interests in energy sphere and actual tendencies of energy cooperation in Europe. Energy is inseparably linked with ecology. The interaction of Russia and Germany in environmental sphere is also covered.

Keywords: energy, energy cooperation, transit of energy, diversification of energy supplies, energy security, environmental security, modernization, “Nord Stream”

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Basov F. Cooperation of Russia and Germany in Energy and Ecology . World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 8, pp. 101-109.

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