Search: EEU,Armenia (6 materials)

Vladimir Putin Meets with Serzh Sargsyan: Moscow Supports a Compromise

... the settlement into a diplomatic format and maintain it within that format so that it does not look like the victory of one party and the crushing defeat of the other. There is much talk in Armenia now that Moscow will put pressure on Yerevan and that Armenia will be forced to make unfounded concessions so that Azerbaijan could join the EEU. The implication is that Moscow does not intend to force any country into the EEU and to turn it into a “Soviet pioneers” organization. If the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh is not settled, Azerbaijan will not be able to become a full-fledged ...


The Structure of Energy Politics in the South Caucasus: Grounds for Consolidation or Cooperation?

... pricing, and the security of demand. Currently the common energy policy of the EEU exists as a series of main principles that will lay the ground for coordinated work within a future common energy space. The principles shared by all the members of the EEU (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Russia), are aimed at building a common energy policy as well as a common energy space. The principles include: Regulating market pricing for energy resources; Ensuring the development of competition in the ...


Armenia and Russia: Pragmatics and Stereotypes

... well as from political and governmental circles, especially dissatisfied with Armenia’s membership in the EEU and its refusal to sign an Association Agreement with the EU. Due to the economic crisis in Russia and the institutional weakness of the EEU, Armenia's accession to the Eurasian Economic Union in early 2015 has not had a prominent positive economic effect. So, following its accession to the EEU, Armenia expected to receive 1.13 percent of the Union’s total customs receipts, as the terms ...


Russia – Learning from Armenia

... policy in Armenia are not strong enough [25] . However, they exploit such themes as Armenia’s “total dependence” on the Russian military and government authorities, “dragging” the country into the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), “Russian support for Armenian authoritarianism”, Moscow’s reluctance to settle the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the need to put an end to isolation, which is allegedly good for Russia, and so on. The United States in the most active of the external players in Armenia....


Armenian Experts’ Debate: “Membership in the EEU in Exchange for Security”

... transportation of freights between foreign countries and the EEU member states. So far the country has a limited representation in the Eurasian Economic Commission and will enjoy preferential customs duty rates until 2022. In the context of its accession to the EEU, Armenia embarked on negotiations to revise some of its commitments to the WTO (Armenia became a member in 2003). Its membership in the EEU envisages shared trade policies regarding third countries and requires a revision of its membership in the WTO, ...


Armenia En Route Towards Russia

... the unblocking of the Abkhazian railway and the construction of a railway extension from Armenia to Iran, Armenia can offer a North-South transportation corridor through to the Persian Gulf across Iran. Iran is also interested in engagement with the EEU via Armenia. And remember that contrary to Turkey, another regional actor, Tehran is quite level-headed on the issue of Nagorny Karabakh, which is positive for Yerevan. Martiros Saryan, Mountains. Armenia: Aza Migranyan: Armenia’s Economic Future The Ukraine ...


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