Regional Priorities of the Eastern Energy Strategy of Russia: the Past, the Present, and an Outlook for the Future


  • Boris G. Saneev Melentiev Energy Systems Institute of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Irkutsk, Russia


Eastern Siberia, Russian Far East, Northeast Asian Countries, Eastern Energy Policy, Energy Sector, Energy Cooperation, International Cooperation in Technological Innovations


The study elucidates key defining features of Russia's economic development in the new economic context that made it necessary to reconsider energy policy priorities. We present the initial conditions, targets, and strategic directions for development of the energy sector in the eastern regions of the country. The study highlights priority areas of energy cooperation in technological innovations between Russia and countries of Northeast Asia and lists prerequisites and initiatives needed for their successful implementation.