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Dmitry Novikov 1
  • 1 National Research University Higher School of Economics, 20 Myasnitskaya Str., Moscow, 101000, Russian Federation

Development of Multilateral Economic Institutions in Greater Eurasia: Problems, Prospects and Implications for Russia

2018. Vol. 13. No. 3. P. 82–96 [issue contents]

In this paper, the author analyzes the current state and prospects of integration associations and formats of multilateral cooperation in terms of implementing the initiative of the Comprehensive Eurasian Partnership. The paper examines the role of this initiative as an instrument of Russian policy and assesses its potential for strengthening international cooperation in Eurasia. In particular, the possibilities of harmonizing key projects and initiatives within the framework of the idea of co-development of the continent's states are analyzed. In particular, the authors study the possibility of harmonizing key projects and initiatives within the framework of the idea of continental states co-development «Greater Eurasia». The paper also explores the potential of the largest multilateral formats in Eurasia, both in the economic sphere - Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), «One Belt, One Road» (OBOR), Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).

A special focus is put on the possibility of connecting Russia to integration projects and security initiatives in Eurasia in terms of advancing its strategic interests, as well as realizing the potential of EAEU as a structural pillar of «Greater Eurasia» institutional environment.

The author comes to the conclusion that the current state of regional institutions, both in the economic and security spheres, does not fully correspond to Russia's interests. In the economic sphere, «Greater Eurasia» is experiencing institutional congestion, caused by the existence of a number of parallel developing integration initiatives and mechanisms for economic cooperation.

Proceeding from this, it is concluded that the strengthening of the Union as the institutional core of Greater Eurasia is one of the key factors in the formation of a balanced normative mega space.

The article has been supported by a grant of the Russian Science Foundation. Project no. 17-18-01577 «Creation of Greater Eurasia and the Development of Strategy for Bilateral Cooperation Between Russia and Regional Countries».

Citation: Novikov D. (2018) Development of Multilateral Economic Institutions in Greater Eurasia: Problems. Prospects and Implications for Russia. International Organisations Research Journal, vol.13, no 3, pp. (in Russian and English). DOI: 10.17323/1996-7845-2018-03-05.
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