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Analyses | | Szymon Kardaś
On 27 August this year, the Russian daily Kommersant reported that on 13 August, the president of Rosneft, Igor Sechin, sent a letter to the Russian president in which he requested that the largest Russian oil company be granted the right…
Analyses | | Agata Łoskot-Strachota
Natural gas prices are breaking new records on EU gas hubs: they have risen by about 250-300% this year. This is due to the rapid economic recovery after the pandemic, the unusually cold winter of 2020-1, low levels in storages, the…
Analyses | | Maria Domańska
On 17–19 September, parliamentary elections were held in Russia, as were regional and local elections in some regions. 450 deputies to the State Duma (the lower house of parliament) were elected, as well as 9 governors and 39 regional…
Analyses | | Piotr Szymański
The centre-left won a majority in Norway’s parliamentary election held on 13 September. This marks the end of the centre-right governments led by the Conservative Party (Høyre) with Erna Solberg as prime minister (2013–2021). The winning…
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak
The situation in mid-September shows that only 12.6% of the population in Ukraine has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – the lowest rate in Europe. The declining rate of vaccination matches up with the results of opinion polls. On 13…
Analyses | | Piotr Żochowski
The presidents of Russia and Belarus, Vladimir Putin and Alyaksandr Lukashenka met for the fifth time this year in Moscow on 9 September. They discussed the implementation of the schedule for the integration of Belarus and Russia as part…
Analyses | | Szymon Kardaś
On 6 September, Nord Stream 2 AG, which is 100% controlled by Gazprom, announced the completion of pipe laying for the second branch of the Nord Stream 2 (NS2) gas pipeline. On 10 June Gazprom confirmed that pipeline construction had been…
Analyses | | Sławomir Matuszak, Piotr Żochowski
President Volodymyr Zelensky was on a working visit to Washington DC on 31 August-1 September. The members of the Ukrainian delegation also included Deputy Prime Minister Mykhailo Fedorov, Energy Minister Herman Halushchenko and the…
Analyses | | Kamil Frymark
For several weeks, Olaf Scholz – the Social Democratic Party (SPD)’s candidate for chancellor – has continued to rise in popularity. If direct elections to this post were held, the current finance minister and vice-chancellor would…
Analyses | | Iwona Wiśniewska
In recent weeks, Gazprom has stopped reserving any transmission capacities in the Yamal pipeline and the Ukrainian transit network at both the annual and quarterly auctions.