Igor Tomberg
Igor R. Tomberg (PhD in Economics) is a director of the Centre for Energy and Transport in the Institute of Oriental Studies at Russian Academy of Sciences. He is also a Professor at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of RF and Senior Research Fellow with the Centre for Energy Studies in the Institute of World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO) at the Russian Academy of Sciences. Before joining the Institute of Oriental Studies, he was Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Economics at the RAS for 8 years. His publications include numerous articles and book chapters on global energy problem and he is a well-known Russian expert on energy issues.
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Though Vladimir Putin planned his two-day visit to Beijing (from October 11 to 12) as the current Prime Minister in the result but arrived there as the future president. It is quite symbolic that in his new status Putin made his first foreign to China where he definitely could not avoid speaking about changes in […]

The coming visit of Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin to China on October 11-12 will be aimed at giving stability to the Russian-Chinese strategic partnership in the economy. Energy industry traditionally tops the list of complicated and sometimes pressing issues of the Russian-Chinese partnership…   Cooperation in energy sector is an important component of Russia-China […]