Agenda for Eurasia

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
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
International Organizations and Security Issues in Central Asia
29.12.2016
Strengthening geopolitical and geoeconomic mediation structures in Central Asia will require a new and dynamic environment for international cooperation. Importantly, it must come from the states of

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Expert Opinions
Eurasia: Developing Mutually Beneficial Partnership
23.12.2016
An annual conference with the participation of the General Secretaries of CIS, EAEC, SCO and ASEAN could contribute to the further alignment of the space of consultations in a sense of partnership in

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Expert Opinions
Do the EAEU Countries Need a Common Trade Policy?
21.12.2016
The EAEU countries should use foreign trade talks to enhance the competitiveness of their economies and to strengthen their sovereignty to achieve national development goals. This calls for revising

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Expert Opinions
Slow Growth, Protectionism and Asia-Eurasia
12.12.2016
Supporters of populism in major economies are those who are hit the hardest by globalization and low growth, i.e., those with low levels of income, education and job security. With growing demand from

Expert: 
Lee Jae-Young

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Expert Opinions