Prospects for ‘Lisbon to Vladivostok’: Limited by a double asymmetry of interests

Michael Emerson
Prospects for ‘Lisbon to Vladivostok’: Limited by a double asymmetry of interests

Since the question of the EU opening official relations with the Eurasian Economic Union may soon become more topical, it is worthwhile considering the politics and economics of a hypothetical agreement. But on both accounts, there are basic difficulties for one party or the other.