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The EU, Russia and the Problem of Community

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Part of the Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics book series (PSEUP)

Abstract

‘European’-Russian relations have always been crucial for peace, welfare and stability both on the European peninsula and in Russia itself. While dealing with and balancing Russia was traditionally left to individual European states or superpower politics, with the enhanced global role of the EU, and the development of its foreign policy, the Union has increasingly assumed the responsibility for these tasks. It is now required to develop coherent and preferably ethical strategies for the relations with its huge Eastern neighbour. An essential question then is: to what extent should the EU pay attention to the consequences that its policies have, or may have, on Russia’s political, economic or social development? In what ways — and ultimately why — is the EU responsible for developments in Russia?

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Foreign Direct Investment Foreign Policy Regional Cooperation Strategic Partnership Common Space 
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