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National Interests: Priorities and Security

Assessing the level of Russian energy security in the context of sustainable development

Vol. 18, Iss. 6, JUNE 2022

Received: 27 March 2022

Received in revised form: 5 May 2022

Accepted: 23 May 2022

Available online: 15 June 2022


JEL Classification: O13, P18, P48, Q01

Pages: 1039–1058


Svetlana S. GUTMAN Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation


Viktoriya V. BRAZOVSKAYA Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation


Subject. The article considers issues of energy security in Russia.
Objectives. The aim is to compare Russia with other countries in terms of energy security.
Methods. To calculate the level of energy security, we applied the fuzzy logic method, enabling to evaluate both qualitative and quantitative variables.
Results. The study revealed that the level of energy security of Russia is 0.557. This indicator is between the subset of "energy security level above average" and the subset of "average energy security level". In general, the level of energy security in the countries with the highest index of sustainable development is above average. Among the countries with the highest index of sustainable development, according to the results of 2019, Denmark has the highest level of energy security.
Conclusions. The level of energy security of Russia turned out to be lower as contrasted with the studied countries. It is important to develop recommendations for improving the level of energy security based on foreign experience.

Keywords: energy security, fuzzy logic, sustainable development goal


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