FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 20 (2014)   

The dialogue between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union:
Brussels is ­desperately looking for “good news” in its relations with Russia

Publicerad 5.12.2014

Arkady Moshes
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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If the EU offers a formal dialogue to the Eurasian Economic Union, it is unlikely to lead to reciprocal economic liberalization, or reverse the general political dynamics in EU-Russia relations. Rather, just like the "Partnership for Russia’s Modernization” before it, this would become yet another stillborn undertaking.