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China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
July 27, 2017
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
Finding the balance in the long-term between rivalry and resonance may be difficult for Beijing and Moscow.
China and Russia in Central Asia: Rivalries and Resonance
Where Did the Eurasian Economic Union Go Awry?
May 08, 2017
Where Did the Eurasian Economic Union Go Awry?
There “is little to inspire confidence that the Eurasian project is capable of delivering on its grand promises.”
Where Did the Eurasian Economic Union Go Awry?
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
January 11, 2017
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
It seems that “everyone’s dissatisfied” with the EEU.
2 Years On, Eurasian Economic Union Falls Flat
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
December 28, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
Kyrgyz approve EEU Customs Code, except for the part on the development of trade and economic policy.
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
December 07, 2016
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
China and Russia's carefully curated relationship is increasingly having a global impact.
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
Kyrgyzstan Gripes About EEU Access
November 18, 2016
Kyrgyzstan Gripes About EEU Access
Meanwhile, the EEU's leader, Russia, pushes for more FTAs.
Kyrgyzstan Gripes About EEU Access
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
November 09, 2016
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
Russia realizes the importance of partnership with China, but remains suspicious and cautious.
Can China's Ambitious OBOR Mesh With Russian Plans in Eurasia?
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
July 19, 2016
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
Long rumored and rumored still, Dushanbe is reportedly exploring joining the EEU.
Tajikistan: The Eurasian Economic Union’s Next Member?
Eurasian Economic Union Leaders Meet in Astana
June 01, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union Leaders Meet in Astana
Despite uneven progress, the talks focused on continued expansion and cooperation with other regional economic vehicles.
Eurasian Economic Union Leaders Meet in Astana
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
May 24, 2016
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
Beijing's belt fits with Kazakhstan's sunny path, but questions remain on its compatibility with the EEU.
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
Frustrations Between Kazakhstan and Armenia Persist
April 28, 2016
Frustrations Between Kazakhstan and Armenia Persist
Continued friction between two of the Eurasian Economic Union's five members exposes the group's weaknesses.
Frustrations Between Kazakhstan and Armenia Persist
Eurasian Economic Union Meeting Delayed and Moved to Moscow
April 08, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union Meeting Delayed and Moved to Moscow
For the second year running, the EEU’s spring meeting has been delayed because of Armenia.
Eurasian Economic Union Meeting Delayed and Moved to Moscow
The Eurasian Economic Union's Armenia Problem
April 06, 2016
The Eurasian Economic Union's Armenia Problem
An upcoming summit in Yerevan might be relocated because of the flaring conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
The Eurasian Economic Union's Armenia Problem
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
February 18, 2016
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
Six months into EEU membership, a Kyrgyz official says it’s too soon to really talk about the impact.
A ‘Blurry’ Union: Kyrgyzstan and the Eurasian Economic Union
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
December 28, 2015
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
The EEU’s first year has raised serious questions about its economic rationale, institutional effectiveness, and geopolitical underpinnings.
The Eurasian Union’s Troubled First Year
Is Progress in Central Asia an Illusion?
December 19, 2015
Is Progress in Central Asia an Illusion?
Links: Podcast on the reality of the Eurasian Economic Union and an overly optimistic view on the region by 2050.
Is Progress in Central Asia an Illusion?
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