Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has transformed global geopolitics and has greatly increased the importance and significance of energy security, particularly in Europe. The Trans-Caspian pipeline could be one possible new source of gas for Europe, although multiple attempts at turning the project into reality have failed. the Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea, signed in 2018, and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine may just breathe new life into this project. Since February of this year, the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine has had extensive repercussions around the globe. The geopolitical scene is seeing military buildups in Europe, unprecedented since World War II, stronger political and diplomatic ties – within NATO and between Moscow and Beijing – and increasingly groundbreaking economic shifts, with many Western countries imposing sanctions against Russia and divesting their Russian assets. One of the most important factors caused by this domino effect appears […]