Проблемы геостратегического выбора России в XXI веке. Роль и место ЕС
In the middle of 1990th there was no doubt about the European choice for Russia. Twenty years later the situation changed due to economic problems of the EU and new Russian approaches for selecting strategic partners. Within these approaches certain Eurasian tendency is becoming more and more visible. The author believe that modern Russia, being an Euro-Pacific state, is to cooperate both in the West and in the East. Nevertheless, taking into consideration certain historical and cultural traditions, character of existing economic ties and strong imperative for modernization of Russian economy the author privileges the EU like the most intelligible and close partner.