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This study suggests an authorial approach to assessing the potential of cross-border cooperation among the regions of the Big Three with the emphasis on economic and non-economic factors that have the greatest impact on the effectiveness of interaction between border regions and, as a result, the success of economic integration of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia in a wide range of areas.

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M F Tkachenko

Russian Customs Academy

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Email: marstav251280@gmail.com

Tkachenko Marina Fedorovna, Doctor of Economics, Head of Department of International Economic Relations, Russian Customs Academy.

Komsomolskii prospect, building 4, Lubertsy town, Moscow region, Russia, 140015

A V Zhurova

Russian Customs Academy

Email: zhurovarta@yandex.ru

Zhurova Anna Vladimirovna, Candidate of Economics, Associate professor of Department of International Economic Relations, Russian Customs Academy.

Komsomolskii prospect, building 4, Lubertsy town, Moscow region, Russia, 140015


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