The Eurasian Economic Union formally came into being on New Year’s Day 2015. It is Russian President Vladimir Putin’s personal project, designed not only to create a free trade bloc as a counterweight to the European Union but also as part of a master plan to create a geopolitical unit from territories of the former USSR. It covers 183 million people and has a GDP of more than US$4 trillion. The cracks, however, are already beginning to show.

THE LAUNCH of the Moscow-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) at the start of 2015 should have been a cause for celebration for Russian President Vladimir Putin. Instead, his grandiose plan for a single integrated market to emulate the European Unio...

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Professor Stefan Hedlund
The bottom line is that the vision of Eurasian integration as a road towards restoring Russia to the status of great power is being replaced by increasing dependence on the only power which remains both friendly and capable of offering assistance, namely China
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