The energy picture of the Black Sea region is being changed with new energy infrastructure and ongoing attempts of the Russian Federation to enhance its energy influence on other countries. The article focuses on analysing these transformations, their consequences, the current energy problems, and possible threats produced by Russia using energy facilities for military purposes….
Vitalii Martyniuk is the executive director of the Centre for Global Studies “Strategy XXI”, and the head of international programmes. He has worked as an analyst on issues of foreign policy, international relations, and regional security in Ukrainian public and non-governmental organisations, and as a first secretary (on political issues) in a Ukrainian diplomatic mission abroad. His research interests are international political and security relations, EU foreign policy, NATO, Eastern partnership, the Balkans.