Search: Central Asia (110 materials)

 

The EU and Russia in Central Asia: Is There Any Room for Cooperation?

While European and Russian interests are in open competition elsewhere in the world, Central Asia may become a region of cooperation in light of common, shared aims The EU strategy in Central Asia First, it is important to remember that the EU has a short history of relations with Central Asia. Its strategy towards the region was first ...

09.08.2019

RIAC Hosts a Meeting with EU Special Representative for Central Asia

On June 28, 2019, an expert meeting was held at Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) to discuss the relations between Russia and the EU with the countries of Central Asia. On June 28, 2019, an expert meeting was held at Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) to discuss the relations between Russia and the EU with the countries of Central Asia. Ruslan Mamedov, RIAC Program Coordinator, and Peter Burian,...

05.07.2019

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

... bottlenecks for Greater Eurasian Partnership Given the ongoing tensions between Russia and the European Union, only a few policy-makers and experts will give serious thought to the prospect of cooperation on connectivity between the EU, China, and Russia in Central Asia. However, as China further embarks on implementing its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and remains firmly set on pursuing the ambitious goal of connecting China overland with Europe, Russia and the EU — as indispensable stakeholders for ...

30.05.2019

Andrey Kortunov and Marlene Laruelle's Report on Russia-the U.S. Cooperation in Central Asia Presented in Washington D.C.

... University’s Elliott School of International Affairs held a presentation of the joint report by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC Director General, and Marlene Laruelle, Associate Director of and Research Professor of the Institute, on Russia-the U.S. cooperation in Central Asia. On April 26, 2019, in Washington D.C., Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs held a presentation of the joint report by Andrey Kortunov, RIAC ...

27.04.2019

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 ...

27.04.2019

The Elephant in the Room: Views on Connectivity

RIAC and DGAP held a roundtable "Connecting Eurasia: EU — Russia — China — Central Asia Strategic dialogue on connectivity". Maria Smekalova discussed the meaning of connectivity and the ongoing projects with Fabienne Bossuyt and Feng Shaolei On December 4, 2018, in cooperation with DGAP RIAC held a roundtable “ Connecting ...

10.12.2018

RIAC and DGAP Hold Roundtable “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”

On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion of Eurasia”. On December 4, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) held a round table “Dialogue among Russia, the EU, China, and Central Asia on the Cohesion ...

08.12.2018

Round Table "Russia-EU Relations and Policy in Central Asia"

Thomas Mayr-Harting, Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia in the European External Action Service, and Boris Yaroshevich, Managing Director of the Central Asia Department of the European External Action Service, attended the event. On September 14, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council organized ...

17.09.2018

Russian Writer Evgeny Chizhov: Writers Should Stay away from Both Authorities and Opposition

... Translation,” the specifics of the Russian identity, and the problems of promoting Russian literature abroad. In a recent interview for our website, Vladimir Medvedev referred to you as an exception — the only author of novels based on the theme of Central Asia who is not biographically related to that region. Where does your interest in Central Asia stem from? I would not say that I am any exception. A Russian-speaking writer from Central Asia — now that would be quite a rarity. I belong to ...

10.09.2018

Rise of China’s Export Credit Policy Insurance in Eurasia

... region. However lacking competition and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game, and ensure that China’s renminbi (RMB) is the currency of choice. While greater overseas direct investment (ODI) from China in the Central Asian and Caucasus economies may be welcome, it is important to understand that with the lack of any competition, and without transparency, Sinosure can effectively write its own rules of the game. Sinosure was formed in 2001 as a merger of a ...

06.07.2018
 

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