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    • Russian Space Meets Western Business Practices - Understanding the Law in the Petroleum Sector in Russia 

      Goes, Sander Bernardus (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      This article discusses the relationship between the private international oil company (IOC) Royal Dutch Shell and Russia as an oil producing and oil exporting state during a period when oil prices were moving towards unforeseen heights (2005-2007). By examining this dynamic relationship, this study aims to contribute to an understanding of Russia’s discursive and culturally produced history. The ...
    • Russian timber industry in the 1920s: on the short history of Russnorvegoles 

      Lundesgaard, Jon; Tevlina, Victoria V. (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-03)
      After the Russian Revolution, with civil war and interventions, war communism (1918–1921) led to a period of great economic difficulties in Russia. The New Economic Policy was the solution, and concessions offered to Western business interests were a part of it. In the timber industry of the 1920s, the jointly Western and Soviet controlled company Russnorvegoles was an important concession. The ...
    • Vetenskaplig expertis och nordområdets naturresurser 

      Wråkberg, Urban (Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      The essay reflects on political pressures exerted by and on scientists and technologists acting as advisors on political and economic matters of the high north.It uses two case studies to do this. One consists in the group of scientists from several nations who engaged as advisors to their foreign offices in the process leading up tothe ratification of the Spitsbergen/Svalbard treaty in 1920. The ...