In this issue of BRE there are expert articles by, among others, Head of Karelia Alexander Khudilainen (page 9), meantioning also Parikkala-Syväoro border crossings.
The publication: http://www.utu.fi/fi/yksikot/tse/yksikot/PEI/BRE/Documents/2013/BRE%201-2013.pdf
(Baltic Rim Economies, issue nr 1, FEb 2013)
•Per Westerberg: The Baltic Sea Region — a Swedish perspective
•Zoran Milanovic: Croatia — becoming the 28th member state of the European Union
•Maria Lohela: Mutual trust and reciprocity — a key to success in the Baltic Sea Region
•Katja Taimela: Towards a more responsible Baltic Fisheries Policy
•Xing Huang: Maintaining a sound all-win relationship between China-Finland in the future
•Veiko Spolitis: Latvian defence planning in transforming security environment — political perspective 2011—2013
•Hannu Miettunen: Finland and Sweden — military allies? Never and yet for all times
•Erwin Sellering: Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and its relations with the countries of the Baltic Sea Region
•Alexander Khudilainen: Cooperation of the Republic of Karelia with Finland at the present stage of development
•Janne Virtanen: Northern growth corridor — an opportunity for Southwest Finland
•Sergei Guriev: Is Russian economy overheated?
•Piia-Noora Kauppi: Nordic-Baltic financial zone needs a well-functioning banking union
•Leszek Balcerowicz and Aleksander Łaszek: Internal devaluation can work
•Vlasta Macku: Academic capacity building on trade for development in Belarus and Russia — contribution of the UNCTAD Virtual Institute
•Jan Lundin: The Council of the Baltic Sea States in the era of regional strategies, networks and projects
•Kari Liuhto: The Baltic Sea region and the Pan-European Institute
•Hans Brask: Energy efficiency in Russia — experiences from Kaliningrad region
•Eero Toivainen: FinlandCare — health from Finland
•Alan Riley: Gazprom on the antitrust ropes
•Taavi Veskimägi: Liberalisation of the Estonian gas market
•Irina V. Zeleneva: Russian geostrategy in the energy sphere in the Baltic Sea region
•Agnia Grigas: Gas — the last frontier in the bilateral relations between the Baltic States and Russia
•Reinis Aboltinš: A game of power — the Baltic States and energy security
•Mikhail Krutikhin: Gas and oil reserves in Russian Arctic seas remain out of reach to all but two state-run giants
•Maria L. Lagutina: Nord Stream pipeline — an energy dialogue or deadlock?
•Tomas Malmlöf: Interpretations of energy security in the Baltic Sea region
•Satu Viljainen, Olga Gore and Mari Makkonen: Russian electricity market reform — deregulation or re-regulation?
•Eero Vanaale: The Baltic Sea ports — resonance of trends in the container shipping
•Tuomas Kiiski: The Northern Sea Route — a viable alternative to Suez Canal Route as a liner shipping route?
•Viacheslav M. Shavshukov: Immediate tasks for G20, regional associations and international economic organizations
•Ilmari Larjavaara: “Clash of civilizations" in the Finnish-Russian relations?
•Vladimir G. Sherov-Ignatyev: Eurasian integration — a positive view
•Elina Kahla: Finnish window in St. Petersburg — beyond its size?
•Inari Helle and Sakari Kuikka: The challenge of keeping the Gulf of Finland clean from oil — what should we do?
•Kari Hyytiäinen: Does it pay to combat eutrophication in the Baltic Sea?
•Vanessa Ryan: Oil transportation in the Baltic Sea — environmental impacts and future challenges for maritime transport
•Markku Kotilainen: What explains foreign direct investment in the Baltic Sea Region?
•Ilkka Henrik Mäkinen: The East is — empty
•Ruslanas Iržikevicius: Lithuania's Berlusconi — the Viktor Uspaskich phenomenon in Lithuania
•Jordan Gans-Morse: Evolving threats to property rights in Russia
•Sergey Balandin: FRUCT — Academia-to-industry cooperation engine and incubator of new competences and businesses
•Julija Bendikiene: The marine valley in Klaipeda — for development of Lithuanian maritime sector
•Irina Ledchenkova: The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno (YKSUG) and its international projects in the Baltic Sea region (BSR)
•Karri Kiiskinen: Borders to define a Baltic Sea