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Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... threat to Central Asia’s security is the overflow of terrorist activity from Afghanistan Central Asian countries experience diverse intersecting influences: they feel changes in the situation in the Caucasus, in the Xinjiang autonomous territory of China, in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Militants from various terrorist groups in the region cooperate, many of them fighting in Syria and Iraq. But the biggest threat to Central Asia’s security is the situation in Afghanistan, where the Taliban ...

30.01.2020

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

... merely as a Big Game between the West and Russia, both using the Trans-Caucasus countries. Today, however, we are seeing new actors being pulled into regional processes; previously, these actors had either insignificant or no influence in the region. China is the starkest example. As Asian Studies specialist Stanislav Tarasov aptly said, China has launched “diplomatic probing” in the Caucasus. In May 2019, Wang Yi, China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and State Councillor, visited all three ...

20.12.2019

Free Trade Zones with the EAEU

... Cooperation between the Eurasian Economic Union and the People’s Republic of China was signed on 17 May 2018, and will enter into force in late October 2019. This is not an FTA agreement, but it does define a single format for trade cooperation between the EAEU and China. The agreement covers a broad range of issues, including simplified trade procedures (such as the availability of electronic customs declarations, clearing goods within the shortest possible time), which accords with changes enshrined in the EAEU’s ...

31.10.2019

Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... is fairly obvious. It is time to concentrate on implementing the concept of establishing a Greater Eurasia, the most natural and far-sighted today, combining the capacities of the two largest integration projects coexisting on our continent – the EAEU and the EU. It is worth noting that the EU is taking certain steps in this direction, promoting the project called “Europe and Asia Connectivity”. But, alas, they take a “parochial view” on this very connectivity and “hog the limelight”,...

28.10.2019

Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

... The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the сommon views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on the most pressing matters of international and regional agendas against the backdrop of increasing external pressure. They assess ...

10.10.2019

Potential benefits of cooperation between the EAEU and China’s Belt Road Initiative

... the modernizing the land and maritime routes transiting through Eurasia including rail and maritime networks. As a part of its BRI plan, China has invested heavily in East Asian ports as well as seaports in Africa. By cooperating with Russia and the EAEU, China can invest in improving the current rail networks in Central Asia. By improving these railways this will help modernize these countries’ transportation infrastructures creating a more efficient and reliable transportation network. A quicker, more ...

12.08.2019

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. The United States also promised that it would ...

10.07.2019

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 ...

24.06.2019

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

... outcome as the European Union in more than a decade of negotiations), the Chinese decision to launch such an agreement with Tbilisi is therefore probably not a coincidence. Located at the crossroads between Asia, Europe, and the Middle-East, Georgia is China’s gateway to the European and Russian markets, while its Belt and Road Initiative (formerly known as OBOR) aims to connect the continents to increase trade. In this context, and although not constituting official axes of the new silk roads, several ...

18.06.2019

Connecting Eurasia: Is Cooperation between Russia, China, and the EU in Central Asia Possible?

... in Central Asia may seem more likely when it comes to Russia and China. Many experts argue that the tensions between the West and Russia over Crimea and the conflict in Ukraine have pushed Russia towards the East, including towards China. Russia and China have already formally aligned themselves by linking up the EAEU to the BRI. For Russia, the alignment of the BRI with the EAEU fits within the so-called Greater Eurasian Partnership that Russia aspires to create and which includes the BRI as part of a network of integration initiatives that together would form ...

30.05.2019
 

Poll conducted

  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  
     21 (19%)
 
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