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Eight Principles of the “Greater Eurasian Partnership”

... The “Greater Eurasian Partnership Concept” first introduced by President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin in late 2015 proceeds from the premise that the first... ... is not viewed as a potential competitor for regional integration structures (ASEAN, EAEU, RCEP) or trans-border economic projects (BRI) or organizations (the SCO, APEC... ... should become an integral part of it. Therefore, the Partnership remains open for the European Union, which could join the activities of the Partnership in the forms and...


Trade, Investment and the AfCFTA

A Russia-EU-Africa Strategy for Economic Development and Prosperity. Policy Brief #25/2020 ... ... A Russia-EU-Africa Strategy for Economic Development and Prosperity Russia and the European Union are in the ambitious pursuit of Africa’s heart. Both parties continue... ... spearheading updated trade agreements with the rapidly developing continent. Opening the EAEU market to African countries could also help the continent achieve its goal of economic...


Seven Steps Beyond the Crisis Horizon: Reflecting on Past Mistakes

... Western sanctions against Russia are another factor complicating the prospects of Eurasian integration, making the country "toxic", even for its closest partners. However, even if the EAEU integration project is implemented to its fullest and Russia experiences rapid economic growth over the next five years, the combined potential of the EAEU countries will not be sufficient for the Union to become a global centre of power capable of competing on equal terms with the United States, the European Union and China (and soon India) by 2025, or even 2030. One way or another, the EAEU member states will have to integrate into a larger association, whether it be together or as separate entities. 3. Is it possible to escape another arms race ...


Moldova in 2020–2021

... any positive effect on the country’s development. However, the forecast is right to stress that whatever political changes do take place with regard to Moldova's political situation, it is improbable that this will push the country's economy towards Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The main question in Moldova’s relations with the European Union at present is whether the country’s leadership is prepared to reform the political system effectively and whether the European Union is prepared for dialogue with all the Moldovan political forces, rather than continuing its strategy ...


Southeast Europe Today. Immediate Development Prospects

The results of the EAEU–Serbia cooperation can set a positive precedent for other Balkan states The situation in Southeast Europe today is still primarily determined by the attitude of non-aligned states to Euro-Atlantic integration. In this respect, interaction between Russia and the West still has a significant influence on the situation. European countries and the European Union as a whole, as well as the United States, are stepping up their activity in the Balkans in a big way. Russia has ...


The Baltics in 2020. Frontline States and the Double Periphery

... political systems in the Baltic states would be preserved in spite of seemingly revolutionary election results panned out. The anti-Russian narrative continues to be a factor that determines the foreign policy of the Baltic states and has a significant influence ... ... political course. Roman Mayka: Russia's Position on the Baltic States: Why We Need Each Other While the new approach to the European Union may be connected to the EKRE Eurosceptics coming into the government, the new President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid ...


The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

Despite international security problems that overshadow Caucasus challenges, the region retains its independent significance In late 2016, the Russian International Affairs Council published The Evolution of the Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future , a major anthology attempting to conceptualise development trends in both domestic and foreign policies in the newly independent states ...


Eastern Partnership Countries: Buffer Zone or Platform for Dialogue?

The “West or Russia” choice cuts off many additional opportunities for Eastern Partnership countries Vyacheslav Sutyrin: Russia and Belarus: ... ... Belarus is active here, providing a venue for the peace talks on the Donbass; Armenia acts as a prototype testing range for EU–EAEU economic cooperation; Azerbaijan, which was, until recently, a closed state geared toward its prosperity, is another example....


Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... Surprisingly, it does not occur to certain young fervent fighters for clean air in Northern Europe that billions of people in other parts of the world can only dream of living standards of European or US level regardless of the damage to environment. As far as Russia-EU and, relevantly, EAEU-EU interaction is concerned, the following is clear. For 30 years our country and the European Union have remained key economic partners, but the recovery growth factor in mutual trade recorded over the past couple of years is by now largely exhausted. Therefore, resumption of sustainable positive dynamics in trade and economic relations ...


Russia and Belarus: The “Post-Soviet” Interaction Model Is Exhausting Itself

... countries was $36.5 billion at year-end 2018, while its trade turnover with the European Union was $17.3 billion (24.2 percent of the state’s total trade turnover). At the same time, Belarus sells mostly raw materials and semi-finished products to the European Union, while it mostly sells high added-value goods to Russia and EAEU countries – engineering, MIC and agricultural products. Russia is the principal investor in the Belarusian economy. Rosatom is finishing construction of the first Belarus NPP in Astravets (financed through a Russian loan of over $10 billion). The ...


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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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