Search: EAEU,Eurasia (23 materials)


Ten reasons why joining the EAEU could be beneficial for Azerbaijan

_ Yuri Kofner, editor-in-chief, Eurasian Studies. Munich, 8 February 2020.Azerbaijan joining the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) could reduce the costs of imported intermediate goods for the Azerbaijani industry, increase exports of the agricultural and non-oil sectors of the republic by USD 280 million, improve the working and living conditions of Azerbaijani labor migrants ...


Principal Trends in the Development of Eurasian Integration

... in various segments of the common market. Projects for implementing a digitalization programme have been developed and approved. The programme stipulates the procedure for implementing digitalization projects through the consolidated efforts of all EAEU members. Alexander Yermakov: Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade In particular, in order to simplify the paperwork flow, speed up customs proceedings, and make it easier to do business in the Union, the EAEU adopted the decision to streamline the rules and functioning of the ...


What has Eurasianism to do with the Eurasian Economic Union?

... are the core population of the Federal Republic of Germany, which, in turn, is part of European civilization and the European Union. Another example: the Tatars are part of the multi-ethnic Russian peoples forming the Russian Federation, one of the EAEU member states. In Eurasianism, ethnic or local patriotism does neither contradict national patriotism nor wider civilizational patriotism. On the contrary, as part of one civilization, patriotisms of different levels complement each other. Out of this call for the preservation ...


A Win-Win Situation: EAEU Signs Free Trade Deals with Serbia and Iran

... Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Tigran Sargsyan and Prime Minister of Serbia Ana Brnabic signed a Free Trade Agreement between Serbia and the EAEU. On October 27, a “temporary” free trade zone was launched between Iran and the EAEU. The rise of Eurasia? Serbia’s decision to conclude a free trade zone agreement with the Eurasian Economic Union was bad news for the European Commission, which had warned Serbia over making that decision several times. There are several reasons for Europe’s grudge....


Russian–Chinese Dialogue: The 2019 Model

The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University The 5th annual report by RIAC, RAS Institute of Far Eastern Studies and the Institute of International Studies at Fudan University presents the сommon views of leading Russian and Chinese international affairs experts on the development of Russia–China cooperation in 2018 and the first quarter of 2019. The authors analyze the dynamics of Russia–China interaction on...


RIAC - Astana International Financial Center discuss EAEU financial integration

... Budaeva, Head of Banking Marketing, Department of Marketing and Communication of the Russian National Payment Card System “MIR”, introduced  the participants to the current state of affairs in the development and distribution of the MIE card in the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).Business coach Alexei Burba held a master class in preparing presentations. A team building training conducted by RIAC Deputy Program Director Timur Makhmutov allowed the participants to form cohesive project groups on the very first day of the ...


EAEU: It’s Only the Beginning

... that in the end, the parties can still manage to find a compromise.Another problem is the presence of sanctions and counter-sanctions. In any event, the Agreement on the mechanism for traceability of goods imported into the customs territory of the EAEU, adopted by the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council in Nur-Sultan, is intended to combat the illegal re-export of goods affected by sanctions.It is always important to find a compromise. Not only between countries, but also between economic agents of the market. For example, at ...


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

... the EU is reluctant for the time being to enter into closer cooperation with Russia, informally the EU maintains a dialogue with Russia over Central Asia. Russia from its side remains very keen on establishing formal engagement between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). This would feed into Russia’s conception of the Greater Eurasian Partnership. However, the EU for the timing being is not willing to formally align itself with the EAEU. This is not only because of the conflict in Ukraine but also because the ...


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 ...


Priorities for the EAEU’s next five-year plan

... around its borders.It should be important to note that the EAEU is the first in history peaceful unification of the peoples and countries of Eurasia, which is founded on a pragmatic, voluntary and equal basis.– The supranational governing body of the EAEU is the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC). How do you see its role in the development of the Union? What are the current challenges facing the EEC now and for the future?– The headquarters of the EEC looks nothing like an old fashioned Soviet style ministry,...


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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  
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