Eurasia / Opinion

KRUK REPORT: All the borders have been crossed

Kateryna Kruk in Kyiv September 11, 2017

When irresponsible politicians play with rules instead of following them, the one who ends up paying is the country itself. Before September 10, I thought Poroshenko was smarter and Saakashvili was less self-centered.

BOOK REVIEW: The international reach of Central Asia’s autocratic elites

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest July 25, 2017

Dictators without Borders combats the myth of Central Asia as a deeply traditional region isolated from international financial and legal systems.

CHINA RISING: Beijing stirs up Russia’s backyard

Kanat Shaku in Almaty July 11, 2017

Central Asian states are looking to balance Moscow and Beijing, rather than switch masters.

MACRO ADVISER: The EEU will keep Russia in the Chinese OBOR game

Tom Adshead of Macro-Advisory July 10, 2017

Russia's goal in promoting the Eurasia Economic Union was not to recreate the Soviet Union, but simply to give it some leverage over China and its One Belt One Road strategy. And it looks like it will work.

CHINA RISING: Eurasian eyes turn east

Ben Aris in Berlin July 10, 2017

Russia is more and more seeing China’s push West as an opportunity rather than a threat.

Dismiss