Peter B. Doran provides expert remarks to the U.S. Helsinki Commission

"Energy (In)security in Russia’s Periphery"

Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has used its neighbors’ dependence on its energy supplies as a source of geopolitical leverage and sought to keep their energy sectors underdeveloped and corrupt. Ukraine has recently managed to implement crucial reforms in its energy sector, but challenges remain. Meanwhile, initiatives for similar reforms in Moldova have stalled, while Georgia has successfully reformed its energy sector and developed new infrastructure. Why are these outcomes so different and what more can be done to achieve energy security in post-Soviet Eastern Europe?

Peter B. Doran provides remarks to the Helsinki Commission. Watch the full briefing here

Peter B. Doran

13 July 2017

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