The CIS, the EU and Russia: Challenges of Integration

Hardcover | June 15, 2007

EditorKatlijn Malfliet, Lien Verpoest, Evgeny Vinokurov

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The CIS, the EU, and Russia focuses on the difficulties facing Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus with regard to their integration into both the CIS and the encroaching EU. It analyzes the links between the integration mechanisms of the CIS and EU and the various state policies towards, and the elite interests in, the territory of the former Soviet Union.

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The CIS, the EU, and Russia focuses on the difficulties facing Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus with regard to their integration into both the CIS and the encroaching EU. It analyzes the links between the integration mechanisms of the CIS and EU and the various state policies towards, and the elite interests in, the territory of the former...

KATLIJN MALFLIET is Research Director for Central and Eastern Europe at the Institute for International and European Policy (at K.U. Leuven), Belgium. Katlijn studied Law and Philosophy at the Catholic University of Leuven (K.U. Leuven). She received an M.A. in East European Studies from the Universities of Ghent, Brussels and Leuven,...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.91 × 5.83 × 0.8 inPublished:June 15, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230521061

ISBN - 13:9780230521063

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Introduction * PART I: IN PURSUIT OF INTEGRATION IN THE POST-SOVIET SPACE * The Post-Soviet Space: From the USSR to the Commonwealth of Independent States and Beyond--I.Kobrinskaya * Russian Approaches to Integration in the Post-Soviet Space in the 2000s--E.Vinokurov * Russia's Pursuit of its Eurasian Security Interests: Weighing the CIS and Alternative Bilateral-Multilateral Arrangements--J.Willerton & M.Beznosov * PART II: THE EU AND THE POST-SOVIET SPACE * The Clash of Integration Processes? The Shadow Effect of the Enlarged EU on its Eastern Neighbours--T.Casier * EU Policies towards Russia: Secondary Integration by Association?--H.Moroff * EU- Russia Relations in EU Neighbourhood Policies--M.Vahl * PART III: PATTERNS OF INTEGRATION * Parallels and Divergences of Integration in Ukraine and Belarus--L.Verpoest * Patterns of Integration and Regime Compatibility: Ukraine between the CIS and the EU--R.Dragneva & A.Dimitrova * Integration by Absorption: New Subjects for the Russian Federation--G.Kurdiukov & K.Malfliet * The EU-Russia Common Economic Space and the Policy-Taker Problem--E.Vinokurov * Conclusion: Challenges of Integration: the EU, the CIS and Russia