June 20, 2019

The Eurasian Economic Union’s Pension Problem

By Khamza Sharifzoda
An agreement slated for September 2019 hopes to ensure equal pension rights across the EAEU.

January 08, 2019

Bar Brawl Death Touches Off Caustic Ethnic Tension Debate in Kazakhstan

By Catherine Putz
The facts of the initial fight, in which a young man was killed, have been entirely eclipsed by the politics of nationalism.
January 13, 2018

Remember the Eurasian Economic Union?

By Catherine Putz
Oh yeah,’s that going?

May 08, 2017

Where Did the Eurasian Economic Union Go Awry?

By Casey Michel
There “is little to inspire confidence that the Eurasian project is capable of delivering on its grand promises.”

April 07, 2017

Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia

By Guy Plopsky
Big plans, indeed, but will they materialize?

January 11, 2017

2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat

By Casey Michel
It seems that “everyone’s dissatisfied” with the EEU.
December 28, 2016

Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma

By Catherine Putz
Kyrgyz approve EEU Customs Code, except for the part on the development of trade and economic policy.

June 11, 2016

China’s Vice Premier Promotes Silk Road Economic Belt on 4-Country Tour

By Peter Bittner
Zhang Gaoli sought to drum up interest in the ambitious trade and infrastructure network in the Caucasus.

June 01, 2016

Eurasian Economic Union Leaders Meet in Astana

By Catherine Putz
Despite uneven progress, the talks focused on continued expansion and cooperation with other regional economic vehicles.

April 28, 2016

Frustrations Between Kazakhstan and Armenia Persist

By Casey Michel
Continued friction between two of the Eurasian Economic Union's five members exposes the group's weaknesses.

April 08, 2016

Eurasian Economic Union Meeting Delayed and Moved to Moscow

By Catherine Putz
For the second year running, the EEU’s spring meeting has been delayed because of Armenia.
April 06, 2016

The Eurasian Economic Union's Armenia Problem

By Catherine Putz
An upcoming summit in Yerevan might be relocated because of the flaring conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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