1st Edition

Building Security in the New States of Eurasia: Subregional Cooperation in the Former Soviet Space Subregional Cooperation in the Former Soviet Space

By Renata Dwan, Oleksandr Pavliuk Copyright 2000

    This pathbreaking study brings together international experts to consider security issues and the experience and potential for cooperation in the subregions of the former Soviet Union. Appendices to the volume provide maps, a guide to acronyms, profiles of existing subregional organizations, and a chronology of cooperative agreements signed in the region since 1991.

    Introduction 1. Trade Initiatives in Central Asia: The Economic Cooperation Organization and the Central Asian Economic Community 2. GUUAM: The Maturing of a Political Grouping into Economic Cooperation 3. The Customs Union of Five and the Russia-Belarus Union 4. Russian Regions in Subregional Cooperation 5. Russian Policies and Non-Policies Toward Subregional Projects Around Its Borders 6. Subregional Cooperation and Security in the CIS 7. Energy Development and Transport Network Cooperation in Central Asia and the South Caucasus 8. Ethnicity and Subregional Relations: The Role of the Russian Diasporas 9. Islam, Transnationalism, and Subregionalism in the CIS; Conclusion


    Renata Dwan, Oleksandr Pavliuk