№ 1, 2002
The article covers the analysis of the correlation between regionalization and globalization tendencies in the CIS countries, and the influence of disintegration processes and integration projects. The author assesses the prospects of strengthening of the regional unions of the post-soviet states. L.Wardomsky reviews the specifics of the inclusion of new independent states into globalization process and their desire to join it individually. The work also thoroughly covers the topic “Russia - the CIS”. In this respect, the author draws attention to the role of big Russian companies, which, in his opinion, are the main actors of both globalization and regionalization of the post-soviet environment.
№ 3, 2001
The article reviews and substantiates the tightest links between the energetics and the politics. Being the most lucrative and globally significant part of the national economy the energy sector becomes the arena of the clashes of different political interests, which sometimes acquire acute forms and have different political cover. The author dwells on the economic peculiarities of Russian cross-border subjects and the energetic factor of their development. The article covers the problems of the competition between some subjects of the Russian Federation for the energy investments, which, as a rule, results in big delays in making the investment decisions. As the article reads, at the background of more and more loose connections between Russia and other former soviet republics the importance of the cross-border regions as the bridges of cooperation and the re-integration of the post-soviet environment is increasing.
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