Search: EAEU,European Union (26 materials)

 

Moldova in 2020–2021

... development. However, the forecast is right to stress that whatever political changes do take place with regard to Moldova's political situation, it is improbable that this will push the country's economy towards Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU). The main question in Moldova’s relations with the European Union at present is whether the country’s leadership is prepared to reform the political system effectively and whether the European Union is prepared for dialogue with all the Moldovan political forces, rather than continuing its strategy ...

29.01.2020

Southeast Europe Today. Immediate Development Prospects

... lenders may be a cause for concern. Nevertheless, it is too early to talk about the total economic subjugation of the Balkans: the European Union remains Southeast Europe’s largest donor, as well as its most significant investment and trade partner. Serbia ... ... predicted central role in the region’s international economic contacts. The increasing role of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) in the Balkans is also noteworthy. The Free Trade Agreement signed by the EAEU and Serbia should both increase Serbian exports ...

22.01.2020

The Baltics in 2020. Frontline States and the Double Periphery

... they had committed themselves to the principal tenets of Estonian nationalism, thereby ensuring the stability of Estonia’s political course. Roman Mayka: Russia's Position on the Baltic States: Why We Need Each Other While the new approach to the European Union may be connected to the EKRE Eurosceptics coming into the government, the new President of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid is attempting to revise the country’s relations with Russia. Her initiatives have resulted in an official visit to Moscow ...

20.01.2020

The Trans-Caucasus in 2019 Is Not a Monolithic Region

Despite international security problems that overshadow Caucasus challenges, the region retains its independent significance In late 2016, the Russian International Affairs Council published The Evolution of the Post-Soviet Space: Past, Present and Future , a major anthology attempting to conceptualise development trends in both domestic and foreign policies in the newly independent states that emerged after the collapse of the once-single state, the USSR. The Trans-Caucasus featured prominently...

20.12.2019

Eastern Partnership Countries: Buffer Zone or Platform for Dialogue?

... 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

Remarks at the 12th Eurasian Economic Forum

... certain young fervent fighters for clean air in Northern Europe that billions of people in other parts of the world can only dream of living standards of European or US level regardless of the damage to environment. As far as Russia-EU and, relevantly, EAEU-EU interaction is concerned, the following is clear. For 30 years our country and the European Union have remained key economic partners, but the recovery growth factor in mutual trade recorded over the past couple of years is by now largely exhausted. Therefore, resumption of sustainable positive dynamics in trade and economic relations ...

28.10.2019

Russia and Belarus: The “Post-Soviet” Interaction Model Is Exhausting Itself

... countries was $36.5 billion at year-end 2018, while its trade turnover with the European Union was $17.3 billion (24.2 percent of the state’s total trade turnover). At the same time, Belarus sells mostly raw materials and semi-finished products to the European Union, while it mostly sells high added-value goods to Russia and EAEU countries – engineering, MIC and agricultural products. Russia is the principal investor in the Belarusian economy. Rosatom is finishing construction of the first Belarus NPP in Astravets (financed through a Russian loan of over $10 billion). The ...

01.07.2019

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

Prospects and bottlenecks for Greater Eurasian Partnership Given the ongoing tensions between Russia and the European Union, only a few policy-makers and experts will give serious thought to the prospect of cooperation on connectivity ... ... 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 ...

30.05.2019

Orders Within Orders: A New Paradigm for Greater Eurasia

... 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 ... ... EU-Russia relations will naturally improve over the long term. Nonetheless, in the meantime, Moscow finds itself situated between a European Union whose sanctions against Russia are one of the few signs of unity among member states, and a strategic partnership ...

24.04.2019

Connectivity Italian Style

... 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. And the thousands of new jobs that had been promised to the citizens of Central Asian ... ... words of Tria and Geraci, it can be assumed that Italy hopes to reclaim its position as a “protagonist” in determining the European Union’s foreign economic and political priorities. However, the take-it-or-leave-it approach taken by the Italian leadership ...

26.03.2019
 

Poll conducted

  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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