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UDC 338.97:552.57 © V.Ya. Afanasiev, V.M. Kraev, A.I. Tikhonov, 2023

ISSN 0041-5790 (Print) • ISSN 2412-8333 (Online) • Ugol’ – Russian Coal Journal, 2023, № 6, pp. 43-47

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18796/0041-5790-2023-6-43-47






Afanasiev V.Ya.1, Kraev V.M.2, Tikhonov A.I.2


1State University of Management, Moscow, 109542, Russian Federation

2 Moscow Aviation Institute, Moscow, 125080, Russian Federation


Authors Information

Afanasiev V.Ya., Doctor of Economic State, Professor, Head of the Department of Economics and Management in the Fuel and Energy Sector, e-mail: vy_afanasyev@guu.ru

Kraev V.M., Doctor of Engineering State, Associate Professor, Professor of the Human Resources Management Department, e-mail: kraevvm@mail.ru

Tikhonov A.I., PhD (Engineering), Associate Professor, Head of the Human Resources Management Department,

e-mail: mai512hr@mail.ru



The article discusses current trends in selection of the energy sources. The versatile nature of actions is noted by foreign countries in terms of changes in the carbon footprint in the energy sector. The current international economic situation, technological as well as natural potential of the Russian Federation allow it to both produce environmentally friendly fuel, i.e. hydrogen, using renewable energy sources, and to mine traditional fuels, such as coal. A comparison of the most promising types of fuel for the power generation industry is presented. The prospects of hydrogen production in Russia are indicated. The paper will also discuss the advantages of coal as a fuel source for power generation in modern conditions.



Thermal energy, Hydrogen generation, Hydrocarbon fuel, Coal.



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The research was conducted by the team of authors of the Federal State budgetary educational institution of Higher Education "State University of Management" within the framework of the execution of the state task of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation No. 075-03-2022-156/6 dated 09/21/2022 for the implementation of the project on the topic: "Development of the economic and industrial potential of the Russian state in the conditions of technological blockade and sanctions of the West: Soviet experience and modern solutions".


For citation

Afanasiev V.Ya., Kraev V.M. & Tikhonov A.I. Prospects for hydrocarbon energy in Russia under sanctions ressure. Ugol’, 2023, (6), pp. 43-47. (In Russ.). DOI: 10.18796/0041-5790-2023-6-43-47.


Paper info

Received April 24, 2023

Reviewed May 10, 2023

Accepted May 26, 2023


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