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Chris Tatara

Chris Tatara is a Master's candidate in International Relations and International Economics at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He holds a Bachelor Degree in History from Illinois Wesleyan University. Chris focuses on regional integration and economic development in the post-Soviet space.

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July 13, 2016

At the end of June, the leaders of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization held their annual summit in Tashkent, where they discussed the pressing security problems of the region. While the central focus of the meeting was on the fight against terrorism…

July 4, 2016

While the European integration project continues to be battered by numerous crises, Eurasian integration appears to be pushing forward. On May 31, the leaders of 5 countries met in Astana, Kazakhstan for a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council…

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