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The EAEU Amid Global Uncertainty

... However the problem is not only China’s power or its “creeping expansion” as such. There are systemic contradictions regarding preferred formats for linking integration initiatives. While the most advisable approach for Russia is institutional (EAEU-China dialogue, in which the EAEU would act as a single political and economic entity), China prefers a flexible “project” approach, which implies bilateral agreements between inpidual countries participating in specific projects (Mikhailenko, 2018,...


The ‘Multiplier Effect’ of BRICS+

... all of the five BRICS members – represented by the BEAMS platforms consisting of BIMSTEC, Eurasian Economic Union, the ASEAN-China FTA, Mercosur and the South African Customs Union – leading to the addition of up to 25 members (the 5 times 5 geometric ... ... regional integration blocs such as the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), ASEAN, SAARC, EAEU. Such an extended platform across all three continents of the Global South may be termed as TRIA ( Trilateral Intercontinental ...


BRICS+: It’s Back With Scale and Ambition

... the main regions of the Global South via aggregating the regional integration platforms in Eurasia, Africa and Latin America. Going forward this format may be further expanded to include other regional integration blocks from Eurasia, such as the GCC, EAEU and others. During the meeting of foreign ministers of BRICS countries China also announced plans to open up the possibility of developing countries joining the core BRICS grouping. This approach differed to some degree from the line pursued by BRICS in the preceding years, when any expansion outside of the BRICS core was ...


BRICS+2.0: Integration Reloaded

... integration arrangements and their development institutions where BRICS countries are members. Such a platform could have the BEAMS concept as its core — namely cooperation among the key regional integration initiatives of BRICS economies such as BIMSTEC, EAEU, ASEAN-China FTA, Mercosur and SADC/SACU. This circle of cooperation could be complemented by platforms between regional development banks/regional financing arrangements and NDB/BRICS CRA respectively. One of the ways to upgrade/modernize this BRICS+ concept ...


Pakistan’s Opportunities

... on overcoming India and “never let it happen again”. It is time for Pakistanis to liberate themselves from this “victimhood”, from this mental prison. A similar sense of “victimhood” is driving India too, both relative to Pakistan and to China. Obsessed as India is by the “loss” of territories which India has never-ever effectively possessed, and which India never had any valid legal right to. Territories where not one single soul lives who would vote in a referendum to change status ...


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 ...


The Complex World Order

... 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.... ... of forces of secession and division - with multiple equilibriums interceded by transitions of breakdowns. The Empire of Qin (China), the Roman Empire, the British, Austro-Hungarian, and German empires and the Soviet Union were agglomerations. So was the ...


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 China, India and others. Simes’ article also notes the importance of Singapore refusing to sanction Russia despite U.S. pressure. From the Russian perspective, Singapore does indeed function as the country’s economic gateway to Southeast Asia. It ...


Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally

... This percentage has considerably increased during the last decade, with Kazakhstan being the largest consumer of the area [ viii ]. However, this monopoly is not equally distributed among Central Asian states. Uzbekistan prefers buying weapons from China, while Turkey is the largest arms supplier for Turkmenistan [ ix ]. In case of a conflict, together with the actual military presence on the ground, Russia holds another two trump cards. In peacetime, Central Asian bases are under direct control ...


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

... believes that there are many problems that prevent the EAEU-BRI linking-up such as the vague description of the BRI, the different perspectives of top-down decision-making in the two countries, low engagement of local businessmen in the linking-up, and China’s priority to cooperate with Central Asian countries on a bilateral basis rather than through EAEU. Thus, Gabuev considers there might be some tensions between the two countries if Beijing and Moscow cannot solve these problems. Summary Andrey Kortunov: Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership” Overall, it can be concluded that ...


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