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The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: A Vehicle for Cooperation or Competition?
June 21, 2019
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: A Vehicle for Cooperation or Competition?
The SCO reflects shifting power dynamics in this subregion, particularly between China and Russia.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: A Vehicle for Cooperation or Competition?
The Eurasian Economic Union’s Pension Problem
June 20, 2019
The Eurasian Economic Union’s Pension Problem
An agreement slated for September 2019 hopes to ensure equal pension rights across the EAEU.
The Eurasian Economic Union’s Pension Problem
Can Russia and China 'Synergize' the Eurasian Economic Union and the Belt and Road Initiative?
November 09, 2018
Can Russia and China 'Synergize' the Eurasian Economic Union and the Belt and Road Initiative?
Arguably the entire point of touting the linkage of the BRI and the EAEU has been political.
Can Russia and China 'Synergize' the Eurasian Economic Union and the Belt and Road Initiative?
Putin on the Ritz in China
June 18, 2018
Putin on the Ritz in China
A peek under the glitz of Russian-Chinese bonhomie.
Putin on the Ritz in China
What the Belarus-Russia Border Tiff Means for China
June 11, 2018
What the Belarus-Russia Border Tiff Means for China
Batka don’t take no mess: Belarus’ Lukashenko threatens rail transit from Asia to Europe.
What the Belarus-Russia Border Tiff Means for China
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
April 26, 2018
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
Tashkent is harmonizing its import tariffs with EAEU norms.
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
Tajikistan Still Considering Engagement With the Eurasian Economic Union
April 23, 2018
Tajikistan Still Considering Engagement With the Eurasian Economic Union
Russia recently proposed Tajikistan join the EAEU as an observer, downgrading previous pushes for full membership.
Tajikistan Still Considering Engagement With the Eurasian Economic Union
Remember the Eurasian Economic Union?
January 13, 2018
Remember the Eurasian Economic Union?
Oh yeah, that...how’s that going?
Remember the Eurasian Economic Union?
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
January 04, 2018
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
The integration of China’s Belt and Road and Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union will have major implications.
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
October 19, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
Kazakhstan has stymied trade at the border, but the quicksand poured first from President Atambayev’s mouth.
Kyrgyzstan Alerts WTO to Kazakhstan Border Kerfuffle
Interview: Tigran Sargsyan on the Eurasian Economic Union
October 18, 2017
Interview: Tigran Sargsyan on the Eurasian Economic Union
The chairman of the EEU's Eurasian Economic Commission talks about the trade bloc's past, present, and future.
Interview: Tigran Sargsyan on the Eurasian Economic Union
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
Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
June 06, 2017
Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
Russia needs better North-South engagement to avoid dependence on China. But it isn’t well-equipped to achieve it.
Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
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?
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
March 01, 2017
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
Even if the economic rewards aren’t astronomical, the partnership is beneficial for both sides.
Unlikely Partners: Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
February 23, 2017
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
The Kremlin may be using relations with Qatar and Glencore to lean on Tajikistan to join the EEU.
How Rosneft’s Privatization Deal Affects Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union Plans for Tajikistan
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