Search: EAEU,Central Asia (8 materials)

Moscow Is Still Central Asia’s Top Security Ally

... have put its Kant airbase in the Chuy Oblast’ on high alert [ i ]. Civil unrest at its periphery has worried Russia for a considerable time. It has required Moscow a constant effort to maintain stability within its traditional sphere of influence. Central Asia appears to be no less decisive than Belarus or Nagorno-Karabakh in this sense. Alexander Yermakov: Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade After the Soviet collapse, Russia has been involved in the Central Asian political disorder ...


Diversifying Kazakhstan’s Economy: From Oil Dependency to Competitive Industrial, Innovative Development

... development in critical sectors of the economy, inefficient fiscal and monetary policy and limited R&D to an unfavourable investment and business environment and corruption ( Annex 1 ). Artem Dankov: The Paradoxes of Social and Economic Development in Central Asia The government of Kazakhstan has been trying to overcome the negative impacts of external factors and internal structural weaknesses by establishing new goals and diversify its economy from hydrocarbon dependency to more innovative sectors....


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

... transits through Russia. Projects that are part of the China-Central Asia corridor, which circumvents Russia, are less likely to receive Russia’s support. Sino-European cooperation: only a matter of time? Yaroslav Lissovolik, Ekaterina Chimiris: Serbia–EAEU: Integration Prospects in a Free Trade Area When it comes to possible cooperation on connectivity between the EU and China in Central Asia, there seems to be a much stronger basis. Both sides have already repeatedly mentioned that they want to establish synergies between them to jointly advance connectivity in Central Asia. So far, there has not been any cooperation between ...


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 ...


China and Central Asia: Growing Friendship at Russian Borders

... mining, agriculture, and hydropower industry. Chinese Presence and Eurasian Integration Russia and China are currently the countries with the strongest political and economic presence in some regions in Central Asia. Strengthening PRC’s positions in Central Asian region directly touches upon perspectives of Eurasian integration, as integration initiatives promoted by Moscow and Beijing, such as EAEU и SREB, are addressed towards economic and political structuring of the neighboring regional space around its own nucleus. There are at least two approaches to estimate cooperation of the Eurasian integration project with Chinese economic initiatives ...


European Union Interference in Central Asia: What Does It Mean for Russia and China?

.... Nor should they support EU initiatives aimed at diversifying infrastructure away from Russia. The majority of states in the region are now members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) which has its own legal and regulatory base. When investing in Central Asia, China should work within the EAEU framework and conform to its legal and technical standards. As one Russian expert put it, China can provide the economic content to fill the institutional framework provided by the EAEU (Bordachev, 2016). The idea of China promoting its own standards ...


Roundtable “The former Soviet Union 25 Years after: Past, Present and the Future of Ex-republics”

... MGIMO University and RIAC expert, spoke about the situation in Central Asia. He stated that decline in economic migrants’ remittances affected Tajikistan’s and Uzbekistan’s economies. At the same time, Kyrgystan, the member of the EAEU, didn’t experience such negative impact. The expert also noted the fact that China had already singed bilateral treaties with all Central Asia countries. Cooperation with China in the framework of the initiative One Belt, One Road creates conditions for the diversification of economies ex-Soviet countries. “The idea of creating Greater Eurasia, which will include China, former ...


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