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Thinking Fast and Slow: Why the West Cannot See the Rise of Russia and China
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Thinking Fast and Slow: Why the West Cannot See the Rise of Russia and China
July 17, 2019

Why do Western leaders, pundits and academics all continue to despise the remarkable progress in economic and strategic cooperation being made between Russia and China and with their neighbors?

The End of Russia’s Occidental Era (for Now)
February 19, 2019

For now while what the West does in relation to Russia and others will still matter very much to most Russians, especially as regards Ukraine. There the rise to power of an outright ultra-nationalist regime could mean another Russian-Western ‘Crimean’ war. However, what the West thinks of Russia will matter very little. Russia has for now cut its cultural and identity umbilical cord with the West. It is Eurasia and China bound.

The End of Russia’s Occidental Era (for Now)
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The $10 Trillion Investment Plan to Integrate the Eurasian Supercontinent
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The $10 Trillion Investment Plan to Integrate the Eurasian Supercontinent
December 8, 2017

The Chinese Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), by lending out money using an alternative currency to the dollar, opens up huge spaces for investment and the strategic transformation of the region.

Shadow Play: the New Great Game in Eurasia
January 12, 2017

On his return to the Asia Times fold, veteran columnist and author Pepe Escobar writes that the West's Divide and Rule approach to global rivals may no longer cut the ice in an age of New Silk Roads.

Shadow Play: the New Great Game in Eurasia
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Twenty-Five Years Since the USSR Collapse: the Eurasian Economic Union Has a Promising Future
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Twenty-Five Years Since the USSR Collapse: the Eurasian Economic Union Has a Promising Future
December 8, 2016

On December 8, 1991 Russia, Belarus and Ukraine stated that the USSR ceased to exist and signed an agreement on the creation of the CIS. Mikhail Gorbachev, the President of the Soviet Union, resigned on December 25, 1991. The Russian Federation assumed the USSR’s rights and obligations to become the recognized primary legal successor of the Soviet Union.

On the Road to United Eurasia
June 30, 2016

Whenever President Vladimir Putin stresses Russia’s «all-embracing and strategic partnership» with China, one can hear the proverbial howls of anger emanating from the neocon/neoliberalcon axis in the Beltway…

On the Road to United Eurasia
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It’s All About Eurasia Integration
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It’s All About Eurasia Integration
June 23, 2016

The key takeaway of the 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) – 30 ministers from 21 nations and 880 CEOs attending – predictably was all about the key socioeconomic story of the 21st century: Eurasia integration. President Putin put it quite mildly, actually, when he said that, «with our partners, we believe the Eurasian Economic Union may be one of the centers of broader integration [with Asia]». The EEU, as we speak, unites Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, with Tajikistan as a prospective member…

The new Great (Threat) Game in Eurasia
March 13, 2014

In Ukraine, the West supported an unconstitutional putsch against an elected government perpetrated, among others, by fascist/neo-nazi storm troopers (Svoboda, Right Sector) instrumentalized by US intelligence. After a Russian counterpunch, US President Barack Obama proclaimed that any referendum in Crimea would "violate the Ukrainian constitution and violate international law." 

The new Great (Threat) Game in Eurasia
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