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Eurasian Union

Why the Armenian Spring Is Not Maidan 2.0

Samuel Ramani | Posted 07.03.2015 | World
Samuel Ramani

While the trajectory Armenia will take still remains unclear, Sargasyan's best hopes for survival depend on using limited repression and to deter an aggressive Russian response by emphasizing the domestic undercurrents of the current protests.

The Unintended Consequences of America's Foreign Policy

Elena Ulansky | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics
Elena Ulansky

The implications of America's empty threat of sanctions and false line drawing have not been lost on Russia or China. It appears that this is also the beginning of an era of decreased involvement of US on the world stage, especially in the East.

Putin Pursues 'Eurasian Union' Dream Through Dominating Neighbors

AP | By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.06.2014 | World

MOSCOW (AP) — As a counterweight to the European Union, Russia's Vladimir Putin is pursuing an ambitious dream rooted in memories of Soviet glory: T...

Eastern Partnership Summit in Vilnius: Russia Puts a Spoke in the EU's Wheel

Dominik Tolksdorf | Posted 01.29.2014 | World
Dominik Tolksdorf

The turn of events brings to light two features of existing EU policy: the relative weakness of EU incentives and the continuing problems for countries in the post-Soviet space to evade Russia's influence.

Russia's Growing Economic Influence in Europe and Beyond

Kambiz Behi | Posted 07.23.2012 | World
Kambiz Behi

Covering an area more than five times that of the European Union (EU), if Russia has its way, the 'Eurasian Union' (EAU) will serve as a de facto bond between the nations of the former Soviet Union, and could come to rival Europe in terms of economic importance.

Putin Proposes 'Eurasian Union' Of Former Soviet Nations

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 12.04.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has proposed forming a "Eurasian Union" of former Soviet nations, saying the bloc could become a major gl...