Agenda for Eurasia

Russia-China: An Alliance for Peace or War?
20.06.2017
The formal nature of Chinese-Russian relations should be separated from their national foreign policy agendas; the potential significance of a hypothetical Chinese-Russian alliance ought to be

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Expert Opinions
SCO Summit: Towards Regional Integration and New World Order
13.06.2017
Within the framework of the SCO, China continues to promote the One Belt, One Road initiative to develop business cooperation with interested countries and cooperation in the Eurasian economic space,

Expert: 
Guangcheng Xing

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Expert Opinions
Is China Investing Much in Russia?
09.06.2017
It is common knowledge that Chinese businesses are unwilling to invest in the Russian economy. Last year, in fact, China invested over $170 billion in different countries but Russia seems to have

Expert: 
Vasily Kashin

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Expert Opinions
A Geographical Case for the “One Belt, One Road” and the Eurasian Economic Union
29.05.2017
The unique nature of Eurasia’s geography has to do with the unprecedented distance of Eurasia’s Hinterland (inward) regions from the sea coast and accordingly from international markets. This

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Expert Opinions
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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Expert Opinions
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