The Kremlin's Gas Games in Europe: Implications for Policy Makers

May 24, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Dirksen Senate Office Building, SD-106
Washington, DC
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Keynote Address:
 
The Hon. Jeanne Shaheen
US Senator for New Hampshire
US Senate


A coversation with:

Mr. Edward Chow
Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mr. Bud Coote
Senior Fellow, Global Energy Center
Atlantic Council


Mr. Ilya Zaslavskiy
Author

“The Kremlin’s Gas Games in Europe: Implications for Policy Makers”
 
Moderated by:

Ms. Emily Meredith
Deputy Bureau Chief
Energy Intelligence

 
Please join the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and Global Energy Center, in partnership with the Free Russia Foundation for the launch of a new Atlantic Council policy paper, The Kremlin’s Gas Games in Europe: Implications for Policy Makers.
 
In The Kremlin’s Gas Games in Europe, Mr. Zaslavskiy presents policy recommendations for US and European policy makers as the European Union negotiates Gazprom’s latest pipeline project, Nord Stream 2. Examining previous Gazprom pipeline projects, the author argues that while Gazprom presents itself as an independent competitive firm, it has a consistent track record of acting as an arm of the Kremlin’s foreign and economic policy. Nord Stream 2, Mr. Zaslavskiy concludes, will present a major challenge to European law and EU principles and jeopardize the security interests of the United States and its European allies.
 
The event will feature a keynote address by US Senator Jeanne Shaheen and a panel of experts that will discuss Nord Stream 2, Russia’s energy policies, as well as share policy recommendations for the US and Europe.
 
We hope you can join us for this timely discussion.


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