Russia's contribution to regional security and economic cooperation in Asia remains mixed. Record oil prices in 2006 highlighted Russia's potential position as a key energy supplier, but the government's priority has been on strengthening its hold over the industry, increasingly to the detriment of its foreign energy partners.
Russia and the CIS in 2006: Asserting Russian Interests on Korean Security, Energy, and Central Asia
Elizabeth Wishnick is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Law at Montclair State University, Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.A., and Research Associate at the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University.
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Elizabeth Wishnick; Russia and the CIS in 2006: Asserting Russian Interests on Korean Security, Energy, and Central Asia. Asian Survey 1 February 2007; 47 (1): 58–67. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.58
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