Ekaterina Klimenko

Ekaterina Klimenko

Ekaterina Klimenko, SIPRI Researcher in the Arctic Futures and Conflict and Security in the Caucasus projects. Researcher on Russian policies in the Arctic and Caucasus (North Caucasus). Ekaterina graduated from the University of Geneva, where she submitted a research thesis titles Central Asia as a Regional Security Complex. She previously worked as a Research and Training Assistant in the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Academy in Bishkek and as an intern at the OSCE Secretariat.

Authors: Ekaterina Klimenko & Camilla T.N. Sørensen

T
he Arctic is estimated to contain 30 per cent of the world’s undiscovered oil and gas reserves. Climate change has accelerated the melting of the Arctic ice, making these resources more available. This backgrounder looks at the status of Chinese–Russian energy cooperation in the Arctic.

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