Search: BRI,EAEU (14 materials)


Armenia and China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Lost Opportunities and Future Prospects 2.0

... Chinese serous investment to Armenia. Armenia is also a member of EAEU, which provides an opportunity to Yerevan to implement its policy towards Beijing in multilateral level as well, using the fact that Russia and China decided in 2015 to conjunct EAEU and China’s BRI and that the Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union and the People’s Republic of China was signed on May 17, 2018 in Astana. According to this document, the Parties agreed to develop cooperation in agriculture,...


Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally

... through the Northern route is mainly directed towards Russia [ ii ]. The progressive disengagement by the United States and NATO has been considered as a substantial loss by the Central Asian countries. By May of this year, according to the Agreement for bringing peace to Afghanistan, the US should withdraw their troops from Afghanistan. While this event could reshape Russia’s role in the region, the agreement between the Taliban and Washington seems to overlook the potential consequences for the security ...


Russian Perception of the Belt and Road Initiative from 2013 to 2019

... “Yellow Peril” still exists in Russia, and argues that the huge difference of population may lead to Chinese people to take over the Far East. Peyrouse argues that any ease between Russia and the West may destruct the Sino-Russian relations, and the EAEU-BRI cooperation. By comparison, there are some Russian scholars with lower concerns or practical considerations, which, to some extent, reflects the attitude of the Russian government. As a representative realist, Professor Alexander Lukin is a prestigious ...


Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

... “Greater Eurasian Partnership” should proceed from the ground up, and not top-down, that is, it should be based on specific, even if very modest agreements between regional integration unions and individual states. Concluding the work on connecting the EAEU and the BRI should be the crucial first stage in building the Partnership. Creating independent Eurasian payment systems and rating agencies, decreasing dependence on the U.S. Dollar, establishing a Eurasian economic information centre like the OECD, etc., are ...


Indo-Chinese Conflict and the Eurasian Heartland

... Chimera or Historical Chance?” revitalized the idea of Mackinder's paradigm, according to which who controls the Eurasian Heartland, controls The World-Island. He sees this formula as very modern. In his opinion, Sino-Indian cooperation beyond the RIC, BRICS and SCO framework would mean the control of the Eurasian Heartland at present and in the future. In his article, the author highlights how such cooperation could work, as well as how, serving as a tandem, China and India could attract both authoritarian ...


Pakistan’s Role in Russia’s Greater Eurasian Partnership

... investment of $60 billion (thus making it China’s largest BRI infrastructure investment anywhere in the world), it’s inevitable that Russia will have to improve its connectivity with Pakistan in order to fulfill V. Putin’s vision of bringing the EAEU and BRI closer together to form the GEP. Andrey Kortunov: One More Time on Greater Europe and Greater Eurasia Practically nothing has been written about the role that Pakistan is poised to play in the GEP despite it being an extremely important one by virtue ...


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... achievements in bilateral trade and economic cooperation as well as military and technological interaction, study ties in education, culture, sports, media and related areas, and the problems they entail. The experts present practical recommendations aimed at bringing the partnership to a new level. For the first time, priority is given to scientific and technological cooperation between Moscow and Beijing, in particular, to the prospects of developing relations in the field of artificial intelligence. Authors: ...


The Belt and Road Initiative: Towards a New World Order

Russia needs to clearly define its long-term priorities and interests within the BRI President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping and President of the United States Donald Trump met on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka on June 29 to discuss the resumption of trade and economic talks between the two countries. ...


What the SCO Summit in Bishkek Confirmed

... important role in this regard could be played by the task of studying issues in expanding the SCO’s capabilities in transportation and communication. This would constitute a specific contribution of the organization to fulfilling the task of linking the EAEU and China’s Belt and Road initiative (BRI). The SCO states will become more involved in the Eurasian economic agenda through the transnational economic institutions they have already established (or are planning to establish). At the same time, the summit once again highlighted the lack ...


Chinese Octopus: How China Is Taking Over the Post-Soviet Space

... matter of fact, the People’s Republic has been a para-state for more than a decade until French diplomatic recognition while only recognized by the Soviet Union for a long time. Moreover, the Chinese territory has been divided between Germany, Great Britain, Portugal, the Netherlands, Japan, just to name a few of the colonial empires. Fabienne Bossuyt: Connecting Eurasia: Is Cooperation between Russia, China, and the EU in Central Asia Possible? Beijing has developed specific diplomacy based on ...


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