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

... note the possibility of a merger between Kazakh underground forces and Uyghur separatists. Uyghur terrorist organisations are quite powerful. There is also the risk that terrorist groups established in oil-rich areas of the Caspian and northeastern Kazakhstan and the spread of jihadist ideology there could jeopardise China’s future interests in the region. A new trend is for radical Islamists to engage increasingly in crime while ordinary criminals are themselves turning to radical Islamism, particularly in western Kazakhstan. Prisons have become breeding grounds ...


Free Trade Zones with the EAEU

... electrical and mechanical machinery and equipment, coffee and tea, shoes, textile goods, and fruits and nuts. Vietnam’s exports to Kazakhstan grew six-fold in 2016 before falling by 13.6 per cent in 2017 and then growing by 20 per cent in 2018. The growth was ... ... sanctions. Mostly likely, sanctions against Tehran will continue to expand. Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation with China Zachary Paikin: Orders Within Orders: A New Paradigm for Greater Eurasia The Agreement on Trade and Economic Cooperation ...


Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

The Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations’ Report Central Asia stands out as a comparatively “nontoxic” region where there are limited, but not insignificant, opportunities for U.S.-Russia collaboration both bilaterally and within multilateral frameworks: in the space industry, civil security, job-creation mechanisms and rural human capital, and knowledge sharing for instance. Any proposal of U.S.-Russia cooperation in a concrete domain will have to be made in a tri- or-multipartite...


Irkutsk Hosts Greater Eurasian Partnership and Belt and Road Initiative Conference

... two working days, leading Russian, Mongolian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz experts, diplomats and journalists were discussing the implementation and integration of Greater Eurasia and the Belt and Road initiatives, the prospects for «Russia-Mongolia-China» economic corridor, the opportunities for cooperation in tourism in the context of the Tea Route, as well as the role and position of the Baikal-Amur region of Asia in Eurasian infrastructure projects. A.K. Tulokhonov, Academician of RAS Siberian ...


Rise of China’s Export Credit Policy Insurance in Eurasia

... US$ 500 million is a blank cheque for Uzbekistan to spend however it wishes, the 250 million with CDB for support Chinese SMEs to bring technology transfers to Uzbekistan. This development is mirrored in the recent creation of a new US$ 500 million Kazakhstan-China Eurasian Nurly Fund and the Russia-China Investment Fund , a US$ 225 million fund denominated in RMB established principally by the sovereign wealth fund Russian Direct Investment Fund and China Investment Corporation. These funds are designed ...


Bonus for the “Big Eight” in Qingdao: Some Thoughts on the SCO Summit

... continued. An important event in Russia–China relations in the run-up to the summit was the state visit by the President of the Russian Federation, which resulted in the deepening of the comprehensive bilateral strategic partnership. The leader of Kazakhstan made a similar trip to China, as did the President of Kyrgyzstan, the country which officially assumed chairmanship of the SCO for the upcoming year following the Qingdao summit. Andrey Kortunov: SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia? The endorsement ...


Does Coal Have a Future?

... coals (up 203 per cent year-on-year according to Reuters) – the highest-quality coals, whose reserves are very limited in China. Coal production and coal exports in Russia are sure to increase with the implementation of major projects, including the ... ... Despite the fact that Russia exports significant volumes of coal, it also imports between 20 and 25 million tonnes annually from Kazakhstan for electricity generation purposes in several cities across the Urals. It is cheaper to import coal from Kazakhstan ...


SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia?

... and 10. The event is already being touted by the media and official figures of the participating countries as one of the most important international events of the year. All the more so because it will mark the first time that the six member states (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan anthd Uzbekistan) are joined by India and Pakistan. Journalists and analysts were quick to point out that the participants account for a sizeable share of world’s population, territory, natural resources and ...


Eurasia in Russian Foreign Policy: Interests, Opportunities and Constraints

... transport corridors of a continental scale being constructed in Russia. But to the extent that it is more or less feasible, involvement in trans-continental projects can and should be embraced. This goes for the Northern Silk Road routes, which pass through China, Kazakhstan and Russia: through such cities as Urumqi, Dostyk, Omsk, Moscow, into EU countries. In its Russian sections, this route passes through Orenburg, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow and St Petersburg, before finishing at the ports of the Baltic Sea ...


The Valdai International Discussion Club analyzed the prospects of the “Silk Road Economic Belt” project

... Republic of Kazakhstan – the Leader of the Nation took part in this work. The Report was presented on April 17 in Astana, at the “Creating Eurasia: “Silk Road Economic Belt” international conference. Over 40 experts from Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Iran and Turkey took part in the discussion. The Report analyzes the prospects for Russia’s participation in the PRC initiative that aims to establish the “Silk Road Economic Belt” – the network of land ...


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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  
     21 (19%)
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