Search: EAEU,Armenia (6 materials)

Eastern Partnership Countries: Buffer Zone or Platform for Dialogue?

... vulnerable position. If their chosen side loses, they also lose. The bridge metaphor has not taken root, and experts lean somewhat toward the platform for dialogue metaphor. 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. The position of a platform for dialogue is stronger and more stable in the long term, though it is costlier to implement ...

11.11.2019

Free Trade Zones with the EAEU

... construction materials, kitchenware, carpets and certain products made of non-ferrous metals . Armenia stands to benefit most from trade with Iran, as the country is under the economic blockade of Turkey and Azerbaijan and has no common borders with EAEU member states. The Armenian leadership considered building a third high-voltage power line between Iran and Armenia, as well as the North–South highway, the Meghri hydroelectric power station, and the Meghri Free Economic Zone as the main incentives for Armenia–Iran ...

31.10.2019

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 ...

20.02.2019

Association Lite: Armenian Take on “Integration of Integrations”

... EU closer together and ensuring the modernization and Europeanization of the country. In turn, proponents of Armenia’s Eurasian integration see the instrument’s key aspect in the extent of its compatibility with Yerevan’s commitments within the EAEU and in Russia–Armenia bilateral relations. Reasonable Europeanization Ilgar Gurbanov: Armenia's Doubts on Russia Ties Prompt Pro-EU Maneuvering The new agreement is a good foundation for Yerevan’s closer interaction with the EU in several priority areas, primarily ...

30.10.2017

CIS in 2017: Achievements, Challenges, Prospects

It is necessary to maintain the wide multilateral format of the CIS and to introduce new effective impulses towards cooperation Yulia Nikitina: The Post-Soviet Space in 2017 The development of cooperation within the CIS is an objective necessity for all member states of the Commonwealth. Notwithstanding the intensification of integration processes in the post-Soviet space, discussions on whether the CIS has exhausted its potential are still underway. RIAC experts share their insights into the...

25.04.2017

Armenia's Doubts on Russia Ties Prompt Pro-EU Maneuvering

On February 28, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan speaking at Carnegie Europe, a Brussels-based think-tank dubbed Armenian people 'European' due their spiritual-cultural heritage and way of life, and stressed the importance of 'shared values' in the new EU-Armenia agreement ...

03.04.2017

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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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