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Venezuela Is Moving From Crisis To Collapse

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Geopolitics / Asia

Work Resumes On Troubled Turkmenistan-China Pipeline

Work Resumes On Troubled Turkmenistan-China Pipeline

Feb 02, 2018 at 17:40 | Eurasianet

Work has resumed in Tajikistan on construction work on a natural gas pipeline running from Turkmenistan to China. Deputy Energy and Water Resources Minister Jamshed Shoimzoda said at a press…

Tajikistan’s Newest Hydropower Project

Tajikistan’s Newest Hydropower Project

Feb 02, 2018 at 17:14 | Eurasianet

The first turbines at Tajikistan’s Roghun hydropower plant are set to go into operation on November 16 — a date chosen to coincide with a national holiday recently created in…

Turkey’s Unlikely Energy Allies

Turkey’s Unlikely Energy Allies

Jan 31, 2018 at 13:34 | Yale Global

Turkey, a functioning democracy and NATO’s only Muslim-majority member, was often presented as a model for the autocratic Arab Middle East by the United States. When the Arab Spring buffeted…

Azerbaijan: A Crucial Energy Hub

Azerbaijan: A Crucial Energy Hub

Jan 12, 2018 at 17:10 | James Durso

The estate agent’s mantra is “Location, location, location,” which is also Azerbaijan’s challenge and opportunity.  Recent developments in Azerbaijan’s neighborhood – the potential resolution of the status of the Caspian…

U.S. Asks China To Implement New Oil Sanctions On North Korea

U.S. Asks China To Implement New Oil Sanctions On North Korea

Dec 21, 2017 at 09:08 | Irina Slav

Washington is talking with Beijing about new oil sanctions against North Korea, UN diplomats told AFP. The two are working on a draft resolution that they could present to…

Russia, China Grow Closer As The New Silk Road Unfolds

Russia, China Grow Closer As The New Silk Road Unfolds

Dec 15, 2017 at 10:50 | ZeroHedge

China's Belt and Road Initiative heralds a new era with mega infrastructure projects dotting the landscape... If you are looking for the latest breakthroughs in trans-Eurasian geo-economics, you should keep…

Russia Plans First-Ever Sale Of Yuan Bonds

Russia Plans First-Ever Sale Of Yuan Bonds

Dec 01, 2017 at 17:22 | ZeroHedge

As Russia braces for further sanctions from Washington D.C. over their alleged role in "meddling" in the 2016 U.S. election, they are reportedly prepping a $1 billion yuan-denominated bond issuance in…

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Set To Rekindle Energy Ties

Uzbekistan, Tajikistan Set To Rekindle Energy Ties

Nov 10, 2017 at 16:47 | Eurasianet

In the latest heartening indication of improving energy cooperation in Central Asia, Uzbekistan is pledging to reintegrate its electricity grid with that of Tajikistan. Efforts have over the past decade…

Putin Aims To Profit From China’s Silk Road Initiative

Putin Aims To Profit From China’s Silk Road Initiative

Nov 10, 2017 at 16:18 | The Jamestown Foundation

Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft continues to think big and strike major deals on the global stage. It recently announced a program to sell bonds worth 1.3 trillion rubles ($22.53…

Kyrgyzstan Unveils Revamped Transnational Gas Pipeline

Kyrgyzstan Unveils Revamped Transnational Gas Pipeline

Sep 01, 2017 at 16:11 | Eurasianet

In a ceremony in Bishkek, top government officials in Kyrgyzstan and the head of Russian energy giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, this week oversaw the launch of an overhauled gas…

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