EURASIAN ECONOMIC UNION: TRYING TO ESCAPE THE POST-SOVIET INTEGRATION PATH DEPENDANCE

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The article analyzes the issue of development of regional integration processes and for-mation of integration structures within post-Soviet space. Within the last decade one of the most dynamically evolving regional integration project is so called the “Eurasian project”? connected with the creation of Eurasian economic union (EAEU). At the moment this integration structure is not a full-fledged one and is susceptible to a number of specific risks. One of the major one is dependence on the deep-rooted “bad integration practices”, or post-Soviet integration path dependence. Previously it led to slowdown of in-tegration dynamics, decrease of effectiveness as well as decay of integration structures. In order to es-cape it, the EAEU should strive to increase its effectiveness on the basic of selecting valid integration model, working out straightforward integration strategy and proper usage of mechanisms of integration cooperation.


A A Kinyakin

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Кинякин Андрей Алексеевич - доцент кафедры сравнительной политологии, ФГАОУ ВО «Российский университет дружбы народов», кандидат политических наук

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