The Aleksanteri Institute's Eurasia Energy Group is composed of the Institute's own researchers and associated experts from the fields of sociology, international relations and political science.


David Dusseault
Unioninkatu 33 (P.O. Box 42)
00014 University of Helsinki
phone +358-(0)9-191 23642
fax +358-(0)9-191 23615

david.dusseault at
aleksanteri at

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  • Conduct and coordinate multidisciplinary research at the level of international excellence.

  • Develop a new paradigm to model how domestic and international factors influence energy policy within the Eurasian context.

  • Open up a wider dialogue concerning the domestic political, social, economic, security, foreign policy and environmental ramifications of energy policy and its future development within the EU.

  • Furnishing research training and establishing new channels for the transfer of knowledge between postgraduate researchers focusing on related aspects of energy policy

"Energy Transit to Europe – Crisis and Responses"

Godzimirski A half-day seminar on energy was held on March 26 in cooperation with the Neru Network and the Aleksanteri Institute’s Eurasia Energy Group. Speakers included Johnny Rodin, Jakub Godzimirski (photo), Margarita Balmaceda, Tatiana Romanova, Peeter Vahtra, Mikko Palonkorpi and David Dusseault.The programme and presentations now available on this site.

Mikko Palonkorpi's interview in Aleksanteri Newsletter


Finland as a neighbouring country to Russia should be cautious in joining NATO, as the membership contains more security risks than benefits, argues Mikko Palonkorpi, researcher at the Aleksanteri Institute in the First issue of the Aleksanteri Newsletter. (PDF)

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