• Bastionforsvaret og Russlands militærmakt. Et utdatert trusselbilde? 

      Kvam, Ina Holst-Pedersen (NUPI Policy Brief;2021-2, Research report, 2021)
      Russlands potensielle etablering av Bastionforsvaret er forankret i inneværende langtidsplan (LTP) som Forsvarets dimensjonerende scenario for en eventuell stormaktskonflikt. Kombinasjonen av våpenteknologisk utvikling og ...
    • The Energy Union and security-of-gas supply 

      Austvik, Ole Gunnar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    • Explaining Russian reactions to increased NATO military presence 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M. (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-16, Research report, 2019)
      Ever since NATO’s enlargement process began, Russia has voiced concerns for the impact of a greater NATO military presence near the Russian border for its national security. While the signing of the 1997 NATO–Russia Founding ...
    • Gazprom vs. other Russian gas producers: The evolution of the Russian gas sector 

      Øverland, Indra; Lunden, Lars Petter; Fjærtoft, Daniel; Prachakova, Alesia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
    • Georgia elections: Georgian Dream still at the helm 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-36, Research report, 2016)
      Contrary to expectations that the election results would necessitate a new coalition government, the recent parliamentary elections in Georgia have secured a constitutional majority for the Georgian Dream. This is evidence ...
    • Iceland’s Relations with its Regional Powers: Alignment with the EU-US sanctions on Russia 

      Thorhallsson, Baldur; Gunnarsson, Pétur (NUPI Working Paper;874, Research report, 2017)
      The paper examines the Icelandic government’s consideration to withdraw its support for the sanctions against Russia over Ukraine in 2015. The consideration came as a surprise to many since Iceland in the past has habitually ...
    • Measuring Russia’s attention to Europe and the world 

      Gjerde, Kristian Lundby (NUPI Research Paper;2020-08, Research report, 2020)
      Based on a mapping of mentions of country names in more than 30,000 Russian official speeches, press conferences, meeting transcripts, and official statements, this brief provides insights into changes to Russia’s engagement ...
    • Missiles, Vessels and Active Defence What Potential Threat Do the Russian Armed Forces Represent? 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg; Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In 2019, Russia’s Chief of the General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, presented a ‘strategy of active defence’, a possible prelude to the forthcoming Russian military doctrine. This article examines this strategy with particular ...
    • Presidentvalget i Hviterussland: Kan vi se begynnelsen på slutten for Europas siste diktatur? 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M. (Journal article, 2020)
      Denne artikkelen som er publisert som bidrag til Den norske Atlanterhavskomite serie Ukens analyse ser på det nylig avholdte presidentvalget i Hviterussland, og diskuterer om vi er i ferd med å se begynnelsen på slutten ...
    • Public opinion in Putin’s Russia. The public sphere, opinion climate and ‘authoritarian bias’ 

      Rogov, Kirill (NUPI Working Paper;878, Working paper, 2017)
      Russian public opinion polls regularly report approval ratings of 84% to 86% for President Vladimir Putin – but can we trust those figures? This question has come to the fore after the events of 2014. Although Putin’s ...
    • Putin’s Ancien Régime 

      Trudolyubov, Maxim (NUPI Working Paper;892, Research report, 2020)
      After 20 years with Vladimir Putin in power, Putin’s Russia is becoming an ancien régime. The gap between Russia’s aspirations for a significant global role, and its ability and capacity to sustain such a role (always a ...
    • Renewable energy and geopolitics: A review 

      Vakulchuk, Roman; Øverland, Indra; Scholten, Daniel (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This article reviews the literature on the geopolitics of renewable energy. It finds that while the roots of this literature can be traced back to the 1970s and 1980s, most of it has been published from 2010 onwards. The ...
    • Rosneft’s offshore partnerships: the re-opening of the Russian petroleum frontier? 

      Øverland, Indra; Lunden, Lars Petter; Fjærtoft, Daniel; Godzimirski, Jakub M. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      During an intense period of only 14 months, from June 2010 to August 2011, six major cooperation agreements between oil companies were announced in Russia. Almost all of these partnerships involved offshore projects, with ...
    • Russia and China in Central Asia 

      Cooley, Alexander (NUPI Policy Brief;2015-26, Research report, 2015)
      Over the last three years, Russia and China have increased their engagement in Central Asia in response to NATO’s withdrawal from Afghanistan. Moscow has deepened its security cooperation with the Central Asian states with ...
    • Russia and China in Greenland? 

      Leira, Halvard; de Carvalho, Benjamin (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-43, Research report, 2016)
      Over the last decade, the Arctic region has become the site of new forms of great power interest. While the US has changed its hegemonic presence, other powers, in particular China and Russia, have been perceived to actively ...
    • Russia and China in Iceland? 

      Leira, Halvard; de Carvalho, Benjamin (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-44, Research report, 2016)
      The Arctic region has become the site of renewed great power interest. Not only are the US and Russia actively engaged in the Arctic Council, but China has also become an observer. In addition to that, a number of policy ...
    • Russia's Europe 1991-2016: Inferiority to Superiority 

      Neumann, Iver Brynild (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
    • Russian energy and grand strategy 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M. (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-16, Research report, 2020)
      This Policy Brief presents the most recent data on the performance of the Russian energy sector and discusses its strategic importance in the current setting.
    • Russian Expert and Official Geopolitical Narratives on the Arctic: Decoding Topical and Paradigmatic DNA 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M.; Sergunin, Alexander (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      This article examines current Russian expert and official narratives on the Arctic, situating them in the broader context of the debate on Russia’s role in the international system. Combining a critical geopolitics approach ...
    • Russian foreign policy as an instrument for domestic mobilization 

      Busygina, Irina (NUPI Policy Brief;2018-02, Research report, 2018)
      Despite numerous declarations, the Russian authorities have done very little about domestic reforms, such as economic modernization. By contrast, Russia’s external policy has been extremely active, and is extensively debated ...