UDC 620.92(061.1EU+470)
Biblid: 0543-3657, 63 (2012)
Vol. 63, No 1147, pp. 5-13
DOI:

Izvorni naučni rad
Received: 14 Jul 2012
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970

GEOPOLITICAL AND ENERGY TRUMP CARDS OF EU AND RUSSIA –“NABUCCO” AND “SOUTH STREAM”

Radaković Milovan (Naučni saradnik, IMPP, Beograd. E-mail), mradakovic@diplomacy.bg.ac.rs

Energy stability and security of the country are strategic objectives of every state. If energy is not available from its own resources, foreign policy activities of the state seek to provide favorable contracts that will guarantee energy security and possibly neutralize energy dependence of potential consumers on states which supply energy. For Europe, and the Balkans in particular, building two energy corridors is extremely important. The first is \"Nabucco\", mostly financed by the EU and the U.S., designed to neutralize energy dependence of Western Europe on Russia. The second is the \"South Stream\", Russian energy corridor, whose construction is already underway.

Keywords: Energy Industry, Russia, USA, Nabucco, South Steam, Pipeline