Maybe keep Ukraine and Latvia etc o Make life miserable until you join our team

Maybe keep ukraine and latvia etc o make life

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Maybe keep Ukraine and Latvia etc. o Make life miserable until you join our team instead of Team West
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o Makes more sense to the Eurasian area to working together with Russia influencing and working together in a more positive light. Putin is trying to make people richer without joining the EU Allowing people to work with ethnically similar people The work with Asia China, Japan, etc. Looking to the future Putin’s Goal: o Enlarge the EEU to all post-Soviet states EXCEPT Baltic States: Latvia Lithuania Estonia Why? They joined the EU and NATO Armenia has said they want to join Kyrgyzstan wants to join Tajikistan likely to join Ehh – We are probably gonna join the EU not the EEU – Except small areas Moldova, NO to Russia – Transnistria, Yes to Russia Ukraine, NO to Russia – Donetsk, Yes to Russia Georgia, NO to Russia – South Ossetia / Abkhazia, Yes to Russia HELL NO – Thanks Russia but no Uzbekistan – we had our run nope Turkmenistan - Ditto Georgia – Unlikely Russia invaded and pulled away SO & A o Maybe the next president? o Likely to join the EU Moldova Ukraine o If forced then others might too o If Russia puts tremendous pressure and gives it will be the lynchpin. o Probably the second largest economy and military if they can get it back on track. o Important to economic success in the EEU o Putin doesn’t want to own it they just want Ukraine to work with them and they will keep their sovereignty as long as they work together… Grow to a powerful super nationalist org like the EU o Uniting economies o Money o Passports o Military capabilities
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o Bridge between Europe and Asia rivaling the EU o Counter USA and Indian influence and Chinese influence in Central Asia o Strong Russia Stronger Eurasian Union Totally pisses off Team west One to watch Economic Blocks etc. Other economic entities Supernationalist organizations have a viariety of goals or are just failing at economic goals AU – African Union / Organization of African Unity o Not really working for them Not the first time they have tried it All previous attempts have failed Why They are poor and poor people don’t buy stuff Trade blocks and lower tariffs don’t work if you aren’t buying or consuming anything anyway? Most states export most of their goods and import as well from outside the region like USA, Japan and China Not really trading with each other SCO – Shanghai Cooperation organization used to be Shanghai 6 o Have 7 or 8 members Russia and China Don’t really know what the mission is they probably don’t either Still feeling things out Economics will be part of what they do but not really the primary Encourage trade but certain commodities o Mostly Natural gas and oil o Might as well have some free trade stuff too OPEC = Cartel – Organization of Petroleum (oil) Exporting Countries o
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  • Fall '08
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  • European Union, Trade bloc,  Europe,  Trade Block

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