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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
Russia’s Asian Trade Game
February 08, 2017
Russia’s Asian Trade Game
With the Trans-Pacific Partnership on pause, the Asian free trade landscape has changed. What does that mean for Russia?
Russia’s Asian Trade Game
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?
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
November 04, 2016
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
Russia says it would be "complicated."
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
ASEAN a New Opportunity for the Eurasian Economic Union
September 22, 2016
ASEAN a New Opportunity for the Eurasian Economic Union
A free trade pact between the EEU and Vietnam could be just the beginning of a productive economic relationship.
ASEAN a New Opportunity for the Eurasian Economic Union
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