Agenda for Eurasia

Central Asia and the Global International Context
17.05.2017
Central Asia today is no longer an arena of direct and acute confrontation between the leading world powers. Russia and China, which have offered the region two global economic projects, the Eurasian

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Expert Opinions
Chinese Belt and Road Initiative: Is It Really About the Economy?
16.05.2017
The proposed combination of the EAEU with China’s Silk Road Economic Belt is a forced compromise. The idea of a new kind of equal and mutually beneficial Eurasian cooperation reaching to the Pacific

Expert: 
Georgy Toloraya

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Expert Opinions
One Belt, One Road. Russia and China Can Solve Political Problems through…
15.05.2017
The Chinese turned from the Pacific Ocean toward the continent, toward Eurasia. They solve the tasks of their own development at the expense of the resources of the Eurasian continent. The Chinese

Expert: 
Viktor Larin

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Expert Opinions
What Issues Does South Korea’s New President Face?
12.05.2017
The main foreign policy issue before South Korea’s new president, Moon Jae-in, is the improvement of relations with North Korea, according to Georgy Toloraya, Director at the Center for Asian Strategy

Expert: 
Georgy Toloraya

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Expert Opinions
Problems and Prospects for China-Russia Inter-Regional Cooperation
25.04.2017
A crucial component of China-Russia comprehensive strategic partnership, regional cooperation is a focal point for both countries and receives the necessary support both at the top level and from the

Expert: 
Wan Qingsong

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Expert Opinions
Valdai Paper #66: Russia’s Allies and the Geopolitical Frontier in Eurasia
21.04.2017
The risk of Russia’s involvement in low-intensity military conflicts has been growing since the early 2000s. Instability along many stretches of the border has forced Moscow to increase its military

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Valdai Papers
China and Russia Can Become Drivers of Development in Northeast Asia
06.04.2017
The main sectors of cooperation between the two countries in infrastructure development have to be transportation, industrial development and advanced technology, a Valdai Club expert believes.

Expert: 
Li Xin

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Valdai Paper #63: Russia, China and ‘Balance of Dependence’ in Greater Eurasia
31.03.2017
While Russia’s nascent Greater Eurasia initiative appears to be more ambitious in terms of scale, it is also more feasible due to the favourable balance of dependence.

Author: 
Glenn Diesen

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Valdai Papers
To Russia's Friends in Asia and Beyond
15.02.2017
Russia wants to remain a major power in the modern world. This implies the ability to be a source of important regional initiatives and projects rather than remain focused on the existing projects.

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Expert Opinions
Central Asia: Security vs. Modernization
13.01.2017
Security dominates the agenda in Central Asia. The region and its place in the world have always been viewed through the lens of security, given its proximity to various conflicts. Central Asia is

Expert: 
Yerlan Karin

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Expert Opinions
Eurasian Union and Turkey
10.01.2017
Turkish perception of the Eurasian Union has two parts. One is pan-Turkism; the other is the Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States. Since Kazakhstan is a member of both the EAEU and the Turkic

Expert: 
Yaşar Yakış

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Expert Opinions
Russia in Asia and Eurasia: Successes and New Challenges
04.01.2017
In 2016, Russia’s policy in Asia and Eurasia, its cooperation with allies and partners in the region reached the next level. In turn, the region was confronted with the integration and security

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Expert Opinions