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Marriage of Sanctions Convenience: Russia Rethinking the EAEU Role

... Union is turning into an important tool for Russia to increase resistance to sanctions, reducing technological and financial dependence and fostering foreign trade with friendly nations Russia commences its presidency in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in 2023. The very fact of any state presiding in an integration association is important, since it gives this nation a chance to articulate its priorities, aligning plans of various initiatives with its own needs, etc. However, Russia, which has ...


RIAC and IMEMO Experts Discussed Achievements and Prospects of Eurasian Economic Integration

... joint workshops of RIAC and IMEMO RAS on relevant issues of international relations. Leading experts in the field discussed the achievements of Eurasian economic integration in 2022, as well as bottlenecks and further prospects of partnership within the EAEU. Special attention was paid to overcoming the consequences of sanctions and improving the conditions for doing business in the Eurasian environment. In addition, experts addressed such sensitive issues as de-dollarization, parallel imports mechanisms,...


Trenches and Bridges of Eurasian Integration

... based on a system of maximally flexible agreements, linking various regional groupings, writes Valdai Club Programme Director Timofei Bordachev. Eurasian economic integration, which has manifested itself institutionally as the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), was created with the aim of solving three tasks, one of which is no longer relevant; the second and third need at least serious rethinking. First, by the time the EAEU was established, all its member states understood that it would be much easier ...


Russian and Armenian Experts Discussed Promising Paths for the EAEU in the New International Context

On October 19, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation with Integration and Development Organization and the Eurasian Expert Club held a roundtable titled “Promising Directions of the EAEU Development in the New Environment and New Opportunities for Collaboration with Other Partners in the Context of Their Transforming Foreign Economic Strategies.” On October 19, 2022, the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) in cooperation ...


Kyrgyz Neutrality in Russia-Ukraine Conflict

With everybody concerned about the Russo-Ukrainian conflict, what really bothers Bishkek? Seemingly, the relations between Russia and Kyrgyzstan have not changed since the commencement of Russia’s special military operation (SMO) in Ukraine. Kyrgyzstan continues to emphasize the importance of its strategic alliance with Russia, whereas the Russian leadership accentuates the significance of the Kyrgyz Republic (KR) in trade, economic and security issues. Meanwhile, Kyrgyz President Sadyr Zhaparov...


25 trends in contemporary international relations and world development

... soft forms of interstate cooperation, based on common interests and the desire to promote them by joint efforts. They are open and inclusive, have a variable geometry and a huge potential for further development, coming from life. The SCO, BRICS and EAEU are vivid embodiments of this trend. They oppose the cumbersome military-political alliances inherited from the past, with strict allied discipline, which were created to wage wars: this is the main reason for the crisis of NATO, which has become ...


The Fate of Alliances in the Modern World

... current conditions raises questions in Russia. Among its opponents, it raises hopes that the presence of these associations is no longer an advantage, but a problem for Russia’s external and defence policy. We have seen examples when inpidual CSTO or EAEU countries have been less hesitant, if not outright disloyal, in fulfilling the requirements of the United States in matters related to the economic war against Russia. It also cannot be ignored that Moscow’s allies, through their inconsistent behaviour,...


Does Tajikistan Have a Choice Amid Anti-Russian Sanctions?

... fundamental being the 21 st century-focused Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation, and Mutual Assistance as well as the Contract on Allied Interaction. Tajikistan is part to most integrations in the post-Soviet space, where Russia is a member, except for the EAEU. Russia and Tajikistan are building up their trade turnover that, according to official data, grew by 50% in the first six months of 2022. Russia has also taken several steps towards bolstering cooperation in Tajikistan’s industrial, agrarian, ...


The EAEU Amid Global Uncertainty

The development of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic through the lens of the so-called integration dilemma Authors: Leonid E. Slutsky , PhD in Economics. The Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia Head of the Department of International Relations ...


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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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