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RIAC - Astana International Financial Center discuss EAEU financial integration

25 -28 May 2019 in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan the expert school “The Role of the Astana International Financial Center in the Integration Processes and the Establishment of the EAEU Commona Finance Market” took place. The school was organized by the AIFC with the participation of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). Yuri Kofner, Head of the Eurasian Sector at the HS and chief editor of the Eurasian Studies portal ...

Кофнер Юрий
12.06.2019 08:38:09

EAEU: It’s Only the Beginning

_ Yuri Kofner, Head, Eurasian sector, CCEIS, HSE, Research assistant, IIASA, Editor-in-chief, analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Nur-Sultan, 29 May 2019.During the first five years of its existence, the EAEU became an indisputable economic reality in Eurasia. Despite the international pressure and relative youth of the Union, it is bringing concrete benefits to the member states. Generally speaking, two of the so-called "four freedoms" of movement ...

Кофнер Юрий
30.05.2019 17:05:19

Five Years On: The Eurasian Economic Union in Action

_ Yuri Kofner, Head, Eurasian sector, CCEIS, HSE, Research assistant, IIASA, Editor-in-chief, analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Moscow, 7 May 2019.On April 30 2019, the heads of government of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) convened in Yerevan for a regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council (EMPS). There, they achieved the resolution of important issues concerning the future development of the Union, most notably, the elimination of various barriers ...

Кофнер Юрий
10.05.2019 11:56:26

Priorities for the EAEU’s next five-year plan

... Moscow, April 25, 2019. Interview by Dmitry Podobed. The interview was first published in the special issue of the interstate journal “The Bulletin of the Economy of the Eurasian Union” devoted to the priorities of the second five-year plan of the EAEU (in Russian, Euromedia. April – May 2019).The development of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is becoming increasingly dynamic in the economic, trade and geopolitical dimensions. However, the EAEU’s potential is far from being exhausted. What ...

Кофнер Юрий
05.05.2019 09:25:27

EAEU: the honymoon's over. Time to work!

... the Council for Foreign and Defense Policy of the Russian Federation (CFDP), who are among the most influential policy institutes in Russia and the Eurasian space. It is precisely they who form, in many respects, the agenda for the conjunction of the EAEU with the Silk Road Economic Belt. This idea, as well as the very concept of a “Greater Eurasian Partnership” were the first developed by the CCEIS and Dr. Karaganov. The OECD-HSE Center works with the Government of Russia and we are currently ...

Кофнер Юрий
09.06.2018 16:40:11

Moldova received EAEU observer status. What next?

... author may not necessarily reflect the official position of the HSE. Moscow, 3 June 2018.On May 14, 2018, at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council, i.e. the summit of the heads of the of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), the Republic of Moldova was finally granted  the status of an observer state with the EAEU.More than a year before that, the post-Soviet media claimed that this status had already been given to Moldova at the meeting of the Supreme Eurasian ...

Кофнер Юрий
03.06.2018 19:12:27

A Comparative Study of the Greater Eurasian Partnership: The Chinese and Russian Perspectives

... Russian expert literature, potential participants of Greater Eurasia include mainly non-Western organizations and countries [2]. The potential members are the member states of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as third-party countries including Turkey, Iran, and India. Due to the unclear membership, the Chinese experts suggest interpreting the Greater Eurasian Partnership into narrow, moderate,...

Wong (Frank) Ka-Ho
31.05.2018 07:49:24

The Eurasian Economic Union is already becoming an important pole in Greater Eurasia

... to Vladivostok, the project of the Great Eurasian Partnership, along with the North-South transport corridor, became the main topics of the round table.Great attention was paid by the German participants of the discussion to the concept of an  EU - EAEU common economic space.Their arguments can be resumed as follows: 1. European business is extremely interested in the creation of a common space between the EU and the EAEU. 2. The problem lies in the political unwillingness of Brussels under US ...

Кофнер Юрий
22.10.2017 00:23:34

EU - EAEU: the perspective from Berlin

... Vladivostok (L2V).Referring to SCHNEIDR GROUP’s „Lisbon-to-Vladivostok (L2V)” position paper one needs to stress the major economic benefits for Germany, but more broadly for the EU, of restoring close economic cooperation with Russia and the EAEU.The resumption of contacts also at EU level would greatly help moving forward the L2V goal, the establishment of a common economic space between the EU and the EAEU, allowing free trade among all countries in the region.A detailed quantitative analysis ...

Кофнер Юрий
04.09.2017 10:09:43

EAEU cultural integration: Astana's perspective

The future development agenda of the EAEU was discussed on August 23, 2017 at the Russian Center of Science and Culture in Astana. The Center for Eurasian Studies (CES) with the support of the Rossotrudnichestvo representative office in the Republic of Kazakhstan held a scientific and practical ...

Кофнер Юрий
30.08.2017 10:05:18

Indo-U.S. Axis and Major Powers

As a constant of history, the nation States are busy in trying to adapt to the highly unstable geo-strategic environment. As the countries pursue their national interests, new alliances are emerging and the global order is in a flux. Indian so-called strategic partnership with the U.S is an example in which New Delhi has latched on to Washington’s weakness to contain a rising China and resurgent Russia. In order to gain balance in Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. has formed an axis with India and has...

Hayat Zeeshan
21.08.2017 09:53:10

EAEU - EU common space: pro et contra

... The joint organizers of the young experts school were the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) and the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). The report was titled - "Prospects and challenges of creating a common economic space between the EAEU and the EU". The presentation contained the results of the three-year international research project IIASA "Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within a Wider European and Eurasian Space". According to a report ...

Кофнер Юрий
21.08.2017 09:15:31

The Golden Background of Eurasia. The New Cold War and the Third Rome.

_ Jurij Kofner, director, Center for Eurasian Studies. Moscow, 18 August 2017.The essay “The Golden Background of Eurasia. The New Cold War and the Third Rome”(Goldgrund Eurasien. Der Neue Kalte Krieg und das Dritte Rom) published in early 2015 in Leipzig by Dimitrios Kisoudis, a German political scientist of Greek origin, may represent a new stage in the study of the Fourth Political Theory.In a book of 114 pages the graduate of Freiburg and Seville universities separates myths from reality regarding...

Кофнер Юрий
18.08.2017 10:09:32

Moldova - EAEU: prospects for cooperation

... the President of the Republic of Moldova Igor Dodon signed in Chisinau a Memorandum of Cooperation and Understanding. [1] At the following summit of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Bishkek on April 14th, 2017 Heads of the Member States of the EAEU welcomed the intention of the Republic of Moldova to obtain observer status at the EAEU and instructed the Eurasian Economic Commission to develop and submit to the next session of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council a position paper on the status ...

Кофнер Юрий
14.08.2017 17:54:58

European Union Interference in Central Asia: What Does It Mean for Russia and China?

... to expand its legal, regulatory and technological base in Central Asia. Nor should they support EU initiatives aimed at diversifying infrastructure away from Russia. The majority of states in the region are now members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) which has its own legal and regulatory base. When investing in Central Asia, China should work within the EAEU framework and conform to its legal and technical standards. As one Russian expert put it, China can provide the economic content to fill ...

Gatev Ivaylo
02.07.2017 16:47:52

EAEU as a New Economic Reality: Opportunities for Business and State Participants

The creation of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) between Russia, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia and Kyrgyzstan (thus covering 85 per cent of the former Soviet Union) has proved to be a major global geopolitical event, outlining a road map for the future of the Eurasian Economic Space. The EAEU represents ...

Карабаев Нурсултан
01.09.2015 18:05:00

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