Eurasian economic union to break new ground

THE creation of the groundbreaking Eurasian Economic Union has primarily been driven by Kazakhstan, with President Nursultan Nazarbayev being the driving force behind the concept.

Beginning in the early 1990s, after the collapse of the Soviet Union and in the midst of the rapidly changing political environment, he already saw the need for and started promoting initiatives on Eurasian integration.

Against this dramatic backdrop, Mr Nazarbayev delivered his address about the idea of forming the Eurasian...

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