Russia’s economy may be struggling, but its economic influence in Central and Eastern Europe is undiminished. Here’s how it wields its power.
Martin Vladimirov is an energy security expert specializing in European natural gas markets at the Sofia-based Center for the Study of Democracy. His work focuses on analysis of the energy security and governance risks in Europe, political risk and international security. He holds a Master's degree from the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University.