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The Turkmen Gas Games

Yury Fedorov

The question of the direction and routes or Turkmen gas supplies has become strategically important. But who is now the leading player in this complex system of economic and political relations? Is it Russia, China or Europe, who all want to make use of the Turkmen gas resources? Or is it Turkmenistan itself? The article offers a view of the situation on the Turkmen gas market.

The Turkmen Gas Games


SECURITY INDEX №3 (92), 2010