The Geopolitics and Evolution of the Eurasian Economic Union

May 29, 2014 | 09:14 GMT

Russia's goals for the Eurasian Economic Union
Russian President Vladimir Putin (back C) attends a meeting of the Supreme Eurasian Economic Council at the Kremlin in Moscow on Dec. 24, 2013


The Eurasian Economic Union is meant to be altogether different from its rival system, the European Union. It is also meant to rival the European Union not only in matters of economic integration but also in foreign policy orientation and security and military affiliation....