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Five Years On: The Eurasian Economic Union in Action

_ Yuri Kofner, Head, Eurasian sector, CCEIS, HSE, Research assistant, IIASA, Editor-in-chief, analytical media “Eurasian Studies”. Moscow, 7 May 2019.On April 30 2019, the heads of government of the member states of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) convened in Yerevan for a regular meeting of the Eurasian Intergovernmental Council (EMPS). There, they achieved the resolution of important issues concerning the future development of the Union, most notably, the elimination of various barriers ...


Expert Seminar "Russia and Belarus: In Search of Effective Alliance Formula During the Period of Geopolitical Turbulence"

... issues were discussed in the course of the meeting: the future of the Union State of Russia and Belarus, the complexity and challenges of the current Russia-Belarus relations. Experts and diplomats spoke about the prospects for cooperation within the EAEU framework, as well as the peculiarities of the foreign policy strategies of Russia and Belarus. The speakers focused on the challenges and principles of the alliance of the two countries, as well as the development prospects of the Union State in ...


Priorities for the EAEU’s next five-year plan

... Moscow, April 25, 2019. Interview by Dmitry Podobed. The interview was first published in the special issue of the interstate journal “The Bulletin of the Economy of the Eurasian Union” devoted to the priorities of the second five-year plan of the EAEU (in Russian, Euromedia. April – May 2019).The development of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is becoming increasingly dynamic in the economic, trade and geopolitical dimensions. However, the EAEU’s potential is far from being exhausted. What ...


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...


Orders Within Orders: A New Paradigm for Greater Eurasia

... the onset of the Ukraine crisis and was thus built for a world in which Russia’s ties with the EU were troubled but not overwhelmingly hostile. On the other hand, Russia’s failure in 2013 to convince Ukraine to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) not only resulted in a full-blown crisis of relations with the West, but also implied that Moscow would have to look beyond the post-Soviet space to secure a long-term place for itself in the global top tier. Andrey Kortunov: Heartland Reunion: ...


Connectivity Italian Style

... clearly demonstrates the risk of becoming dependent on China economically. In summer 2018, the new government of Malaysia expressed its dissatisfaction with the terms of its deal on the Silk Road Economic Belt. The experience of Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) countries that signed memorandums on the Silk Road Economic Belt over five years ago shows that exports to China have not increased several times over. What is more, the transport routes did not connect the EAEU as countries of the Union had hoped....


EAEU, MERCOSUR and Integration

EAEU and MERCOSUR: Opportunities for Transcontinental Cooperation The transformation of international trade has significantly picked up pace as of late. Sanctions and protectionism (and its rather aggressive variant used by the United States) prompt ...


Serbia–EAEU: Integration Prospects in a Free Trade Area

Working Paper No. 37/2018 This working paper explores the prospects, risks and positive effects of Serbia joining a Free Trade Agreement with the EAEU. An analysis of current free trade agreements has demonstrated that Serbia strives to maintain a multi-vector foreign economic policy that straddles Europe and Eurasia. Serbia’s agreements with its European partners clearly reflect its tendency ...


Russia–Japan Cooperation in Eurasia

Working Paper 43/2018 The working paper presents a detailed discussion of Russia and Japan's approaches to multilateral cooperation in Eurasia, and includes an analysis of the possibility of Japan’s involvement in the Eurasian initiatives. In the conclusion a list of practical proposals to facilitate Russian-Japanese cooperation in Eurasia is presented. The paper is based on the analysis of official plans and documents, speeches and statements of key decisionmakers, as well as publications prepared...


RIAC and Friedrich Ebert Foundation Hold Seminar on EU-EAEU Cooperation

On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Friedrich Ebert Foundation held a roundtable discussion in EU-EAEU Cooperation. On November 22, 2018, Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) together with Friedrich Ebert Foundation held a roundtable discussion in EU-EAEU Cooperation. The roundtable discussion focused on the report prepared by Friedrich ...


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