Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin examine a new landscape park in front of the Kremlin, on September 9. Whether Russia’s Greater Eurasian initiative will succeed will depend on Moscow’s ability to talk to players in Asia in the language of economic benefits and strategic vision. Photo: EPA-EFE

Can Russia’s own ‘belt and road’ project make a big impact?

Anton Tsvetov says Moscow’s reasons for rolling out the Greater Eurasian Partnership aren’t hard to understand, given today’s great power competition. But its inexperience may undermine its ambition

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin examine a new landscape park in front of the Kremlin, on September 9. Whether Russia’s Greater Eurasian initiative will succeed will depend on Moscow’s ability to talk to players in Asia in the language of economic benefits and strategic vision. Photo: EPA-EFE
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