THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

Geopolitical Identification of the Caspian Region in Past and Present: Energy and Transportal Dimensions

2014. №1, pp. 40-45

Magomedov Arbakhan K. - D.Sc. in Political, Professor, Ulyanovsk State University, 54Р‘ L. Shevtsovoy st., Ulyanovsk, 432027, Russian Federation,

This article analyzes the changing geopolitical identification of the Caspian basin at the past and present. The main focus of his research the author makes on the specifics of the Caspian region. Caspian geography has made the energy and transit issues the key to interpreting the meaning of the rapid changes unfolding in the Caspian-Black Sea area.

Key words: Post-Soviet Caspian, Caspian energy resources, Transport corridors, Oil and Gas communications, постсоветский Каспий, каспийские энергоресурсы, транспортные коридоры, нефтегазовые коммуникации