publication . Article . 2012

Rusijos energetinis imperializmas: pasaulis, nužymėtas dujotiekio vamzdžiais

Baločkaitė, Rasa;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012 Journal: Politikos mokslų almanachas, volume 2,012, pages 85-96 (issn: 2029-0225, Copyright policy)
Abstract
Energy imperialism refers to the use of natural resources for political purposes, i.e. weaponization of energy. At the state level, it means specific institutional structure, as the state building is predetermined by oil led developments. At the international level, it means international nets of energy dependency, centered around the mother state possessing oil, gas and other natural resources. In a paradox way, the so called Western world (Western Europe and North America) becomes increasingly dependent on the former colonies and Russia on energy supply. The paper examines issues of Russian energy imperialism in Central and Eastern Europe.
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free text keywords: Lithuania ; Colonialism ; Energy security ; Europian Union ; Imperialism ; Russia
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