... to return to the old economic structure that the country had in the beginning of the century, but to create an entirely new economy, which could organically fit into the international (global, not just European) division of labor of the mid-21st century.... ... decisive. Much more will depend on the strategic economic decisions made in Kyiv, as well as on the long-term vision that the European Union might or might not develop regarding a unique future role of Ukraine in the Forth Industrial Revolution, which ...
... fragmented, closed off, locked in rigid competition with each other, or become instruments of geopolitical confrontation. China will continue to promote economic globalization and oppose being closed off or conducting exclusionary policies in the global economy.
Given the current situation, there are no opportunities to improve Russia–Europe relations at this time. The trend towards deteriorating relations between the two is evident. However, Russia and the European Union are geographical neighbors, and as the phrase goes, neighbors cannot simply “leave,”; they will always live side by side whether they want to or not. China, Russia, and the EU are located on the same Eurasian continent. Beijing and ...
The next packages will be less spectacular, but they will be detrimental to specific businesses and areas of the economy
Oil and KAMAZ
The Official Journal of the European Union
decisions and regulations included into the sixth package of anti-Russian sanctions. The release of the new legal framework has been postponed several times on account of disagreements among the EU countries, with the most ...
... policy. In Russia, a more active opposition prompts the political leadership to embark on certain economic and political reforms. This changes Moscow’s foreign policy rationale and opens a window of opportunity for more constructive engagement with the European Union, including on the Donbas conflict. Both sides are able to steer their relationship through the choppy waters of global US-Chinese rivalry.
Little of what happened since November 2020 seems to points in this direction. The first visit of ...
... relations between Russia and the EU, as well as Russian and European businesses in the field of ecology and climate?
If the European Green Deal is transformed into an Eurasian Green Deal, this will open up huge prospects for cooperation between the European Union and Russia, its main ally in combating a common global enemy, which is climate change.
Should Russia aspire to achieve carbon-neutral economy, and how?
Considering the national interests and specifics, it is definitely worth it. Moving towards a carbon-neutral economy is the inevitable direction for both Europe and Eurasia. The entire world is striving for carbon neutrality. The mechanisms ...
... decoupling and for carbon neutrality by 2050 [
]. The plan is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 55% by 2030. In pursuit of this policy, the EU is setting the goals of increasing resource use efficiency and of advancing toward a circular economy, restoring biodiversity and curbing pollution.
While obviously having an impact on the EU economy, the implementation of the Deal will also concern the economies and foreign commerce of its trading partners through the anticipated re-structuring ...
In conclusion, I would like to refer to the opinion of
, Head of the Eastern Committee of the German Economy, expressed at the 24
Potsdam Meetings in mid-November 2020 to the effect that only a powerful joint economic space ... ... launch EU-EAEU talks on a single market. Yet, the signal sent to Brussels during Germany’s presidency of the Council of the European Union has so far fallen on deaf ears of the European Commission. Apparently, the time for a constructive response has ...
Although sanctions have affected the Russian economy, it continues to grow and become resilient towards increased trade barriers
Since 2014, Russian and American diplomacy has been defined by economic sanctions. This has become the default, expected option for U.S. policymakers—but Russia has ...
EUREN Report 2
EUREN members believe that the EU and Russia will not be able to overcome their fundamental disagreements in the coming decade. But the two sides can come to a pragmatic partnership that safeguards peace and stability in Europe. This is the main finding of the EUREN scenario-building process, conducted between February and September 2020. Four scenarios were developed:
1. A "
" in a multipolar world, where Russia and the EU ultimately return...
... objectively increasing. For instance, the
Agreement between the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Crimea and the Ministry of Economy and Foreign Trade of the Syrian Arab Republic on Trade and Economic Cooperation as part of plans to create a joint trading ... ... is debating adjusting its approaches to the Syrian reconstruction effort. The German expert
notes that the European Union’s consolidated standing is eroded by differences between the United Kingdom, Germany and France on the one hand,...