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The Future of Russian Energy

Russia risks squandering its oil resources.


Russia's Murky Energy Future

The Rosneft-BP deal could be a major obstacle to economic modernization and diversity.

Message from Moscow

A key Russian official is in Havana this week to discuss energy cooperation with Raul Castro. But there’s another reason for the deputy prime minister’s visit: sending a shot across Washington’s bow.

A Silver Lining . . .

 Tensions between President Putin and the West aside, a market economy has begun to function not only in the traditional centers of the country, but also throughout its periphery.

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April 18, 2014