Wilson Center Experts

Arbakhan K. Magomedov

Short-Term Grant
Kennan Institute

Expertise:
Russia and Eurasia
;
Azerbaijan
;
Kazakhstan
Affiliation:
Chair of Department of History and Culture, Ulyanovsk State Technical University
Wilson Center Project(s):
Pipeline Poker: The Political Incentives and Behavior of Russian Local Power Elites Along the Transportation Ways of ’Big Oil’ from the Caspian Sea to Novorossiisk
Term:
Mar 31, 2000
-
May 01, 2000

Project Summary

Examination of the pipeline politics, and Russia’s interest in the Caspian sea. Magomedov asks how this resource wealth will affect the region’s future, as measured through economic development and inter-regional ties. Further, he examines its potential impact on internal instabilities. The analysis focuses on the conflict between national policy and current regional interests in the context of the globalized economy.