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Moscow’s Painful Adjustment to the Post-Soviet Space

... Russia's neighbors, tough defense of Russian interests in trade and investment spheres, active competition with neighbors in the markets of third countries, etc. Of course, multilateral economic projects continued: In 2015, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) began to operate. However, the importance of the EAEU for Russia remained very limited—the share of the member countries of this organization accounts for less than 10 percent of the total volume of Russian foreign trade (the share of the EU in ...


The CSTO and EAEU in a New Era: From Abstraction to Practice

... changes will be and to what extent they will affect not only Europe Several international institutions for cooperation, integration and collective security - primarily the Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) - were created in a historical period that, apparently, has finally come to an end. Now we cannot say with certainty how radical the coming changes will be and to what extent they will affect not only Europe, where the international order has entered ...


From St. Petersburg to Syunik: Reinvigorating the Russian–Armenian Security Alliance

... and security policy. Socioeconomic concerns, a major driver for the 2018 “Velvet Revolution,” remain unresolved. As inflation rises at an alarming rate , the latest statistics show the country’s unemployment rate at 15% , the highest in the EAEU. Recent poll findings from the International Republican Institute reflect the growing popular mood. 46% of Armenians agree that their country is not going in the right direction, a significant blow to the republic’s sitting leadership. Of those ...


BRICS+2.0: Integration Reloaded

... launching of the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) BRICS+ summit in South Africa, with invitees being representatives of regional blocs from the Global South The signing of a memorandum on understanding between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and MERCOSUR (in 2018) as well as between the EAEU and ASEAN (2018) The creation of regional centers of the BRICS New Development Bank (NDB) in South Africa, Brazil and Russia. Approval of the expansion in the membership of the BRICS New Development ...


Pakistan’s Opportunities

Pakistan’s ancient history of being a civilization at the crossroads is again opening and serving Pakistan a plethora of new opportunities Devastated Pakistan In 1971, Pakistan suffered a devastating defeat. East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) had rebelled against the government in what was then called West Pakistan. This developed into a genocide where at least 200,000 Bengalis were murdered and probably 2-3 million Bengalis displaced in Pakistan’s Operation Searchlight. Many of the 1971 refugees...


Another Look at the Prospects of a Eurasian Digital Platform

... regional financing arrangements (RFAs) of the countries of Eurasia. The platform for regional integration arrangements would work towards advancing greater inter-operability into the digital platforms of Eurasia’s regional groupings such as the EU, the EAEU, ASEAN, RCEP, EFTA, BIMSTEC, SAFTA, GCC. The platform for regional development banks and funds such as EDB, EIB, ADB, EBRD, SDF, CAF would focus on building project portfolios in the area of digital cooperation/digital connectivity/digital inclusiveness ...


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

... recommend that Yerevan offers Beijing to settle the production of the Chinese vaccine, which has already been approved by the World Health Organization for emergency use and issues interim policy recommendations. After that, Armenia can supply it to the EAEU and the Middle East. It will also provide an opportunity to secure the necessary quantity of vaccines for Armenians while Armenian medical specialists will get an opportunity to work with Chinese specialists, who are remarkably successful in the ...


The Complex World Order

... interpretation. Fractal Humans aggregate in thinking and action at all levels. From individuals and up to a planetary level. States are just an intermediate level. Above that level, there are groups of states, like the UN, the EU, the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), ASEAN, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), NATO, etc. Below states, there are provinces, companies, organizations. Ethnic groups, tribes, clans, families, and individuals. Levels combine. And at the atomic level, individuals like George ...


Singapore Should Play Significant Role in Russia’s Indo-Pacific Policy

... Simes Jr. published an insightful piece about their ties in May 2020 titled “Singapore: Russia’s New Gateway To Southeast Asia?” He drew attention to the significance of Singapore’s 2019 trade deal with the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). This enables the city-state to access the promising Eurasian marketplace while Russian companies that incorporate on the island can capitalize on Singapore’s free trade agreements with the rest of ASEAN as well as the bloc’s similar pacts with ...


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  1. In your opinion, what are the US long-term goals for Russia?
    U.S. wants to establish partnership relations with Russia on condition that it meets the U.S. requirements  
     33 (31%)
    U.S. wants to deter Russia’s military and political activity  
     30 (28%)
    U.S. wants to dissolve Russia  
     24 (22%)
    U.S. wants to establish alliance relations with Russia under the US conditions to rival China  
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