Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 7- Issue 26) / studies
Energetic Strategies in Russian-European Relations
In light of the great development, the international environment has been characterized by rapid change and transformation. The international activities have been characterized by continuous change, where the crises and political, economic and social turmoil have generated a state of international instability, which in turn resulted in international intervention that has contributed to achievement of the strategic interests of the major powers. While energy has, since its discovery, constituted international conflict between the major powers, it has resulted in a state of instability in the nature of international relations, as oil and natural gas are strategic variables controlled by states to achieve political, economic or military gains. Therefore, each country has a strategy related to energy affairs, whether it is a producer or a consumer, in line with the accelerating international changes that have become an essential feature in the nature of international interactions.