The role of Russia and the European Union in Central Asia

Avenia, Davide (A.A. 2021/2022) The role of Russia and the European Union in Central Asia. Tesi di Laurea in Comparative politics, Luiss Guido Carli, relatore Silvia Menegazzi, pp. 109. [Master's Degree Thesis]

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Relevance of the topic. Literature review. Research question: “what is the most suitable strategy for outside actors to interact with the countries of Central Asia in order to reach their goals"? The role of Central Asia in the modern world. Strategies towards Central Asia: pragmatism versus normative power approaches. Description of the region. Security challenges in Central Asia. Economical opportunities in Central Asia. A forgotten region with high potential? The evolution of the Russian strategy in Central Asia since the 90s. Russia in the region–a pragmatic strategy. Organizations for cooperation as a tool of integration. The current Russian focus and major aspects of its strategy. Russia, the security provider of Central Asia. EU’s strategy in Central Asia. The normative power of the EU. EU’s involvement in the region and the strategic direction of 2007. The change of direction of 2019. The newcomer, the EU. The EU and Russia: competitors or partners in Central Asia? Opportunity for cooperation. The prospects of the new strategy of the EU in relation to Russia. EU and Russia in comparison. Evaluation of the strategies in Central Asia.


Bibliografia: pp. 92-100.

Thesis Type: Master's Degree Thesis
Institution: Luiss Guido Carli
Degree Program: Master's Degree Programs > Master's Degree Program in International Relations (LM-52)
Chair: Comparative politics
Thesis Supervisor: Menegazzi, Silvia
Thesis Co-Supervisor: De Stefano, Carolina
Academic Year: 2021/2022
Session: Autumn
Deposited by: Alessandro Perfetti
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2023 09:43
Last Modified: 07 Feb 2023 09:43


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